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Ice Cream for Intersectionality & CommUNITY (DICE)

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Time: Wednesday, September 19, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Location: Alonso Family Room of the Multicultural Center located in the Ohio Union

Admission: Free and Open to ALL Students

This sweet program will be a great introduction to understanding different social identities, and creating a better understanding of what intersectionality is, and its necessity in social justice work. An ice cream bar will be provided for participants to build their own desserts. The toppings for the ice cream will serve as a symbol for the different social identities that each person holds. Using this metaphor, participants will be lead through a discussion of how identities overlap and interact with one another, and some toppings/identities are not as valued, or are appreciated more, than others. Ice cream, you scream, we all scream for intersectionality! Join us!

This program is being presented as a part of the Week of Action. The Week of Action is an initiative that seeks to reach out to the entire Ohio State campus community in an effort to encourage students, staff and faculty to act in solidarity with and on behalf of people who are of a different race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religious or spiritual identity, gender identity/expression, socioeconomic class, or other identity different than their own. For more information, visit www.go.osu.edu/weekofaction.

This event also counts for 1 DICE Credit toward your DICE Certificate. More information about DICE and how to earn credits can be found here: go.osu.edu/dice.

Attendees are also eligible for a free t-shirt.

Five easy steps to get a free t-shirt:

1)      Stop by the Student Life Multicultural Center located in the Ohio Union and while you are there:

2)      Sign the Week of Action Pledge

3)      Take a selfie in front of the back drop

4)      Follow us on Facebook or Instagram

5)      Post your "action statement" on social media with the hashtag #BuckeyeValues

Angie Wellman
wellman.63@osu.edu
614-688-8449

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