Cultural celebration seeks discussion facilitators

An annual campus celebration of cultures and identities will bring together faculty, staff and students to discuss and reflect on a range of current social topics.

“One Community, Many Voices” takes place from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, in the du Bois Center Ballroom. This 25th annual event is an opportunity to discuss and learn about other cultures, foster a respectful community, learn about available campus resources and encourage discussion that educates and empowers.

Planners are seeking faculty and staff members to facilitate small group discussions on several different topics, including diversity in the classroom, living with a disability, LGBTQ pressures and bullying, and privilege and socioeconomic status.

A facilitator training will take place prior to the event at 5:15 p.m., where materials and guides for discussions will be distributed.

To volunteer as a facilitator, contact Katy Montoya or Ed Cahall indicating which two topics would be of interest to you as a facilitator.

The event, sponsored by NAU’s Inclusion and Multicultural Services and the Office of Residence Life, is open to all faculty, staff and students and will feature refreshments and entertainment.