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May 2021

Deconstructing the Model Minority Myth

May 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join the Center for Intercultural Advancement and Asian Pacific Islander Association for a conversation centered around asking a vital question: Does the model minority myth still hold true?

There will be four panelists for this conversation and together they will share their views on the “model minority myth”.

We will then open it up for a dialogue with the community. This conversation is open to the Wagner College community however registration is required.

Register in advance for this virtual conversation here.

Hillel Shabbat: Connect with Israel Night

May 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Special Guest Speaker: Ana Sazonov will share her inspiring personal story, growing up in Ukraine with a hidden Jewish identity and finding her place in the Jewish community in Israel.

Ana served as the Israel Fellow to Hillel of Emory University, Atlanta GA. In addition, she created RSJ@ATL, a platform that provides hundreds of Russian-speaking Jews in Atlanta the opportunity to connect to their Jewish roots and JewBer, a service that delivers kosher meals and a Shabbat kit to Jewish frontline heroes in the Boston area.

To join the meet visit https://zoom.us/join and enter the Meeting ID: 895 263 4638 and Passcode: 18. You will be entered in a waiting room until the host allows you in.

For any questions about getting more involved in Hillel, please reach out to Bethany Friedman, President, at bethany.friedman@wagner.edu.

The Asian Pacific American Heritage Festival 2021

May 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

The Asian Pacific American Heritage Festival is a unique event that is held every year in New York City. The communities of Asian and Pacific Islanders celebrate a colorful festival that expresses the tradition and culture of each of the immigrant communities.

The event that is hosted by the Coalition of Asian Pacific Americans in New York City takes place in the open air. It is known as the largest outdoor celebration of its kind in the US.

The festival’s guests can enjoy diverse cultural activities such as live music, various shows, dance, traditional food, and more. The festival, which first set out in 1979, is held every year and emphasizes the diverse cultural contribution of the communities to the society, culture, and unity of America.

See link below for detail carnifest.com/the-asian-pacific-american-heritage-festival-2021.

Graduation Stole Ceremony

May 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The Graduation Stole Ceremony has been long held at Wagner College and other leading academic institutions to celebrate the invaluable contributions made by the Men of Color initiative and Women of Color Initiative to the advancement of scholarship, leadership, service, and community development.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, this year's ceremony will be hybrid with attendance from graduating seniors receiving the graduation stole and an individual within the community to bestow the graduation stole on each graduate. In person, attendance is by invitation only however virtual viewing is open to the public.

Click on the link to join us virtually.

Sponsored by the Division of Campus Life.

Bystander Intervention Training: Stopping Anti-Asian/American Harassment and Xenophobia

May 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Anti-Asian/American and xenophobic harassment are on the rise across the US -- and the world.

In this virtual workshop hosted on zoom, and co-sponsored by Asian Americans Advancing Justice (AAJC) and Hollaback!, we'll learn how you can intervene effectively as a bystander without ever compromising your safety.

Register for this event here.

September 2021

POC Caucus Meet And Greet

September 9 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Foundation Hall Manzulli Board Room

POC Caucus is made up of Alma, APIA, BSU, MCI, and WCI.

All new and returning students of color are invited to enjoy a night full of fun games, pizza, wings, chips, and assorted beverages. Students will learn about the existing organizations on Grymes Hill serving students of color. Bring a friend!

Program will take place in Manzulli Board Room with food and beverage being available on the Foundation Hall Patio.

9/11 memorial service

September 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Outdoor Trautmann Square

Wagner College will mark the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks with an in-person interfaith memorial tribute.

The service will include prayers representing diverse faith traditions, musical selections, reflections from Wagner staff, a wreath-laying ceremony, and the reading of the names of our dearly departed.

A special blessing will also be provided to members of Wagner’s Public Safety team, many of whom served as first responders on that fateful day.

Men of Color Initiative Meeting

September 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Inclusive Excellence Social

September 15 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
This event is canceled.

Bi+ Community Conversation

September 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

September 16th - 23rd is Bisexual Awareness Week

Bisexuality is romantic attraction, sexual attraction, or sexual behavior toward males and females, or more than one gender.

Why is something so natural stigmatized by those in and outside of the LGTQ community? Join us for this essential conversation as we interrogate this question, what is a good community? #BiWeek

This conversation will take place virtually via Zoom. RSVP HERE!.

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