No Hate Week

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Bloomsburg University will hold its seventh annual No Hate Week from Saturday, Nov. 13, through Thursday, Nov. 18.

“No More Silence"

Saturday, Nov. 13

  • Family Reunion Part II: Music, Food, Fun, and Games, Kehr Union Ballroom, 6 to 11 p.m. Sponsored by the NO HATE Committee, Cultural Affairs/Student Support Services, and the Multicultural Center Advisory Board. 

Sunday, Nov. 14

  • Pray Their Names and For Our Loved Ones, 5 p.m., Academic Quad. A candlelight event to honor those who we have lost in the past year. Sponsored by the NO HATE Committee, Cultural Affairs/Student Support Services, IMPACT, and PCM- Pastor Kelly Kocher Ross. 

Monday, Nov. 15

  • Native American Sovereignty: The Tribal Stories that Bind Us, 7 p.m., (via Zoom) and showing in the KUB Ballroom. Part of Native American Heritage Month featuring speaker Larry Mann. Mann is a citizen of the Nipmuc Tribe of Massachusetts. He's an award-winning writer, poet, cultural educator, Traditional Story Teller, tribal drummer /dancer and motivational speaker involving youth sobriety, cultural and environmental awareness. Mann is co-director of the Ohketeau Cultural Center and Founder of the Native Youth Empowerment Foundation. He's also a former board member of the Nipmuk Cultural Preservation, which is an organization that promotes the cultural, social and spiritual needs of Nipmuc people as well an educational resource of Native American studies. Sponsored by the Multicultural Center, Cultural Affairs/Student Support Services, and No Hate Week committee

Tuesday, Nov. 16

  • Beyond the Fountain, 7 p.m., Kehr Union Ballroom. The featured speaker is Jimel Caslliste, Wilkes Barre NAACP Branch President. Sponsored by the NO HATE Committee, Cultural Affairs/Student Support Services and the Community Government Association. 

Wednesday, Nov. 17

  • No Place to Live, 7 p.m., Kehr Union Ballroom. Featuring Kendra Parke ’18, marketing and community engagement coordinator, and Valerie Fessler ’03, director of development and community engagement, from the American Rescue Workers organization.

Thursday, Nov. 18

  • A conversation with Albert Jones, chief diversity, equity, and inclusion officer for Bloomsburg, Lock Haven and Mansfield universities, 7 p.m., Kehr Union Ballroom.

Light Refreshment at all events. Collection at each event of baby wipes, q-tips, deodorant, feminine hygiene products, bars of soap, toothbrushes, toothpaste, and hand soap for the homeless.

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