Eco-Social Justice Leadership Program Applications DUE!!
Thursday, January 19, 2017
This is a highly interactive training aimed to leverage the creative power of student leaders to address the most pressing social and environmental issues impacting our campus and surrounding community while understanding how those issues overlap. This workshop is designed to create innovative space to explore the confluence of ecological & social justice and bring together students who care about social justice issues with students who care about environmental issues and explore root causes and collaborations. It will provide creative problem solving tools to drive social innovation and build the leadership skills needed to create an equitable and sustainable world.
Earn a leadership certificate sealed by CUE (the Cultural Unity & Engagement Center) & the CU Environmental Center. This unique opportunity will teach students useful skills to approach challenges on a global and local scale and help build resumes. Applications can be found here.
Ignite: Yourself, Our Community, Our Future – A Social Justice Retreat for students
Applications DUE Friday, January 20, 2017
The Cultural Unity and Engagement Center is excited to announce the second annual “Ignite: Yourself, Our Community, Our Future - A Social Justice Retreat” for students. The retreat will occur from Friday, February 3, 2017 until Sunday, February 5, 2017 at CU Boulder and YMCA of the Rockies in Estes Park. Friday night’s activities will take place on campus in the evening. Participants will travel to the YMCA on Saturdaymorning for the remainder of the retreat. The purpose of the retreat is to facilitate students' understanding of diversity and social justice within the context of leadership. Students will not only gain a deeper understanding of their own identities but will have opportunities to meet new friends and to build new and strengthen existing coalitions between individuals and groups.
Student applications can be found here. Applications are due Friday, January 20, 2017 by 11:59pm.
Get together, get connected, and get-to-know each other better! Come hang out with your fellow Be First students at game night! We'll have some games and you're welcome to bring your favorite board game, card game, or your gaming station and we'll hook it up!
Global Heritage Month – Conversation Circles with Project NUR
Date: Thursday, January 26, 2017 Time: 4:30pm-5:45pm Location: Center for Community (C4C), S350
Join us for a more in depth conversation on a critical issue that impacts communities of color! Members of Project NUR will be leading our conversation circles event on the CU Muslim community experience in a safe and brave space. We also invite you to share your experiences and how we can combat harmful rhetoric about Muslims on this campus. This event is a part of the CUE Center and International Student & Scholars Program's (ISSP) Global Heritage Month. FREE Dinner is provided!
The Student of Color Leadership Series consist of a six, 1.5 - hour mentally stimulating series centered on the practical awareness and applications of leadership. Our goal is to assist you in developing your leadership skills individually and collectively to maximize potential, as you continue to grow and become a successful leader. We look to draw out your most effective behaviors and discuss action steps on how to apply your strengths in a variety of contexts. The series themes will cover different areas of leadership, including personal development, purpose and vision, collaboration and marketing your leadership.