Diversity Workshops and Events - Diversity at Ohlone - Human Resources and Training

Ohlone College embraces diversity.These workshops and events are open only to Ohlone College employees, unless otherwise noted in the description.

United For Justice
2nd annual Equity and Inclusion Symposium hosted - ODIAC

One goal of the Symposium is to promote a welcoming environment that fosters cultural competency, equity, awareness, and respect for our college and communities.

Key note speakers:

  • Dr. Prince White from Urban Peace Movement will be discussing participatory denfense and uniting our community.
  • Cat Brooks will be sharing her one-woman show that is loosely based on the in-custody murder of Natasha McKenna in the Fairfax County jail in February 2015.
  • Social Justice kickoff: After the symposiums, we will kick off our first event of the Social Justice Series with screening of the Project Enye a film about navigating the tensions of multicultural identity development in contemporary society.

Schedule event:

  • 9:00am – 9:30am: Light Breakfast
  • 9:30am – 10:00am: Welcome and Introduction
  • 10:00am – 11:30am: Dr. Prince White
  • 11:30am – 1:00pm: Lucheon with Student Performances
  • 1:00pm – 2:30pm: Cat Brooks' TASHA
  • 2:30pm – 3:00pm: Guide Meditation
  • 3:00pm – 5:00pm: Kickoff to Social Justice Series - Screening of the Project Enye
    Q and A with filmmaker, Gudalupe Hirt

Date and Location:

Latinx Heritage Month

All events are open to Ohlone faculty, staff and students!

  • Bienvenidos: Latinx Student Welcome
    • Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    • Room NC-1100, Newark campus
    Join us for a meet-and-greet event to welcome Latinx students to our Ohlone familia.
  • Sí se puede: Latinx Alumni Panel
    • Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    • Room 7101, building 7, first floor, Fremont campus
    Learn more about the journeys of Latinx students from a panel of Ohlone alumni.
  • La Mission: Film Screening and Discussion
    • Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 5:00pm
    • Room FP-04, FP building, Fremont campus
    Come watch the film "La Mission", a story of transformation that takes place in San Francisco's Mission District

Chats en Español

  • Wednesday, October 11, 2017
  • Wednesday, October 25, 2017
  • 12:15pm - 1:15pm
  • Building FP-4, Fremont campus
  • Open to Ohlone employees
  • If you have any questions please email: natique@ohlone.edu

You are invited to an opportunity to practice Spanish in a conversational group. Everyone is invited regardless of their level – your Spanish proficiency can be nil or expert. With such a diverse group of faculty and staff, this is an opportunity to learn not only about a different language, but also about different cultures.

If you cannot make it for the whole hour, then feel free to come by for as long as you can – interruptions welcome!These workshops and events are open only to Ohlone College employees, unless otherwise noted in the description.


A list of previous workshops are available in the Archive of Diversity Workshops and Events.

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