The Center is proud to support a diverse range of annual events and programs for the CU Boulder community. We invite all students to be themselves and join us for any and all events that might be of interest to them. Our events aim to create an inclusive environment where students of all identities can find community.

For specific details regarding the timing and location for each event, be sure to check our events calendar.

Spring 2020

Community Dialogue Sessions: Let's talk, let's heal together (registration for this session is closed)

The Center for Inclusion and Social Change in collaboration with Student Affairs, is hosting a series of community dialogue sessions to process the recent events that have brought anti-Blackness and police violence to the forefront. More sessions coming soon.

#HerStories Spotify Playlist

What are we listening to? Join the Center and friends for extended celebartion of female history month with music and lyrics.

Women’s Leadership Symposium

March 4, 2020 • Wednesday
The Women’s Leadership Symposium is a day-long conference created for women/woman-identified staff and students. The event highlights the existing CU Boulder leadership resources and provides a place for students, staff and faculty to connect and collaborate, develop authentic and empowered leadership skills. The event keynotes, explore the variety of ways authentic leadership is present in our communities and engage the resiliency in tomorrow’s leaders with CU Boulder students, staff and faculty.

TRANSforming Gender Conference 

Date and program TBA
The TRANSforming Gender Conference (TGC) offers over 50 workshops, presentations and panels designed to help attendees explore transgender identities, experiences and issues. This free conference was created to serve a wide variety of audiences, including transgender people, allies, friends and family, educators, mental health professionals, medical providers and more. This is an annual conference occurring in early March, and the TGC committee is always seeking innovative proposals for workshops from students, staff, faculty and community members. Contact Morgan Seamont, chair of TGC planning committee, if you would like to be involved or learn more.

Fall 2020

CUnity Fest

August 24, 2020 • Monday REGISTER HERECUunity flyer
We are excited to announce that the Center for Inclusion & Social Change is virtually hosting our annual CUnity Fest on August 24th, 2020, 4pm-7pm.

Celebrate the diversity within the CU Boulder community at CUnity Fest! This event is a part of Fall Welcome and features information about the diverse multicultural student organizations, events and resources available to you.

Traditionally, this program has taken place on Regent Lawn, and has welcomed hundreds of students exploring the idea of cultural engagement. For the safety of our CU community, we have adapted CUnity Fest to take place in a virtual setting this year. We are excited to offer students a safe and creative way to make new connections and learn about opportunities to get involved on campus and in the community.

As part of this event there will be a live Zoom party featuring music from DJ Ambitious Boy, highlights and shout-outs for student organizations, and the opportunity to request your favorite song. This will be a high energy, positive and interactive virtual session for everyone to learn about our great student organizations.

Ignite Social Justice and Leadership Conference

October 10, 2020 • Saturday
This day-long transformative experience gathers CU students together to engage critically in social justice and empowers students as agents of change in their communities. It is geared towards early-career students but is open to every interested and activated Buff!

Women Who Make a Difference

November 18, 2020 • Wednesday
This event honors women who have made a difference in the CU Boulder campus and community. The Women Who Make A Difference award was first created in 2000 to honor a woman who made a significant impact within the CU Boulder community. The committee received eight nominations that year; all of the nominations were so impressive that they decided to recognize all of them, leading to the tradition we carry on today. This event is only open to the nominators, nominees and their designated guests. Nominations submissions will open shortly, stay tuned!