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Supporting Students from Diverse Backgrounds (online)


This virtual professional development program, taught by David Patrick and Desiree Vargas of Racial Equity & Justice, is designed to support the culturally responsive practice of school-based student support workers, counselors, social workers, educators, administrators and school psychologists. Participants will learn skills needed to support diverse K–12 students through a trauma-informed or healing-centered lens and engage diverse students and families to meaningfully participate in school communities with practices that foster inclusion and racial justice pathways. Participants will learn how to be more effective social justice agents and learn to implement strategies to develop culturally aware and responsive communities.


DEI Series: Student and Employer DEI Networking Event

Career Center Memorial Union, Room 3F, University of Maine, Orono, ME, United States

Join the National Association of Colleges and Employers webinars in the Career Center, 300 Memorial Union.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for Social and Human Services Training and Workshop (online)


This virtual professional development program, offered by David Patrick, LCSW, of Racial Equity & Justice Firm, is designed to deepen your awareness around diversity, equity and inclusivity within the social and human services fields and increase your ability to implement strategies to make your practice a safer space. This is a solution-focused program, focusing on individual and collaborative education, theory, education, philosophy, and action steps.


Raising Indigenous Voices in Academia and Society (A Global Event)

Wells Conference Center ME, United States

Presented by: The Office of The Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs & Provost The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Native American Programs The Department of Anthropology The Multicultural Center Cultural Affairs/Distinguished Lecture Series Fund The McGillicuddy Humanities Center Faculty Grant Program Hinono' Eitiit Ho'oowu Nsilc Schedule 9:00 am Acknowledgments and Remarks 9:10 am […]

Paint N’ Sip Event with the Black Student Union

Memorial Union Bear's Den Pub ME, United States

A Paint N’ Sip event with the Black Student Union will be offered at 8 p.m. Feb. 16 at the Bear’s Den Pub in the Memorial Union. 

Bodies of Worth

Rainbow Resource Room 5748 Memorial Union, University of Maine, Orono, ME, United States

On Feb. 17, the Office for Diversity and Inclusion will host Bodies of Worth, an open conversation around the intersection of fatness, racism and assigning worth to bodies, at noon […]

Black Professionals and Students Mixer

Multicultural Student Center 312 Memorial Union, ME, United States

A Black Professionals and Students Mixer will be held at 4 p.m. Feb. 24 in the Multicultural Student Center.

Hair Care Fair

Woolley Room ME, United States

In partnership with the Black Student Union, the Office for Diversity and Inclusion will host a Hair Care Fair with free cuts and styles for UMaine students starting at 9 a.m. Feb. 25 at the Woolley Room in the Doris Twitchell Allen Village, located next to Parking Services.