Diversity Month events in Lama Library

Diversity Month events in Lama Library

Celebrate Diversity Month with a range of workshops, panel discussions, documentary, and movie viewing in Lama Library:

  • April 1, 11:30-1:00pm. Screening of award winning documentary, Kumu Hina. Kumu Hina is told through the lens of Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu, an extraordinary Native Hawaiian who is both a proud and confident māhū (transgender woman) and an honored and respected kumu (teacher) and community leader. The documentary focuses on her struggle to maintain Pacific Islander culture in the midst of a modern day Hawaiʻi influenced by Western values. Panel discussion with students and Kumu Hina Producer and Director, led by Maiana Minahal. Refreshment provided. More information: http://kumuhina.com/
  • April 6, 3:15-4:30pm. Kathryn Xian, Pacific Alliance to Stop Slavery. Human trafficking identification, awareness and prevention presentation. More information: http://www.passhawaii.org/
  • April 20, 10:45-12:00pm. Building the Beloved Community: Embracing Diversity: Interactive session with Puanani Burgess, community building facilitator. More information: http://apiwomenfaithaction.blogspot.com/2010/10/puanani-burgess.html and http://www.ksbe.edu/_assets/spi/hulili/hulili_vol_9/2_2013_Vol9_Burgess.pdf
  • April 30, 3:15-5:45pm. Screening of Thelma & Louise: Relax, de-stress, watch a movie. Snacks provided. Discussion led by Julie Rancilio. More information about Thelma & Louise

Free for students, faculty, staff, and community. Funded by the SEED Initiatives for Diversity, Equity, Access and Success (IDEAS).

For more information, please contact Joy Oehlers, 734-9352, joy.oehlers@hawaii.edu

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