Signature Programs

CDI Meet and Greet (Get the Scoop)

Tuesday, September 11th
1:00pm – 3:00pm and 6:00pm – 8:00pm, Student Center South: Center for Diversity and Inclusion

Kick off the fall semester by attending the Center’s annual ice cream social –the CDI Meet and Greet, where the staff welcomes students, faculty, and staff to UH and the Center. The program provides an opportunity to network and find out about the Center’s events for upcoming semester.

Culture Conversations: #CancelCulture....is it real?

Thursday, September 20th
4:00pm – 5:00pm, Center for Diversity and Inclusion

Connect with your community on a new level by talking about a variety of social and cultural topics in a round table format. We will discuss influencers that social media has cancelled but are still supported by people. This is a great way to make sure your voice is heard.

Diversity 101

Wednesday, September 19, 2018
4:00pm – 5:00pm, Student Center South: Senate Chamber

What does diversity even mean, and why does it matter? This workshop will discuss the meaning of diversity and explore the multiple diversities that exist. Participants will also identify the relevance of their own cultural identities and leave with an enhanced understanding of how to embrace diversity in order to work more effectively across difference.

Inclusive Language

Wednesday, September 26, 2018
12:00pm – 1:00pm, Student Center South: Bayou City

This workshop will focus on why language is important and how the words we use affect our perceptions and can sometimes influence our environment.

DreamZone Ally Training

Thursday, September 27, 2018
12:00pm – 1:15pm, Student Center South: Bayou City Room

This workshop will provide participants with the relevant knowledge, skills and resources that will help them to better support the needs of the UH undocumented student population.

Diversity 101

Wednesday, October 10, 2018
3:00pm – 4:00pm, Student Center South: Bayou City

What does diversity even mean, and why does it matter? This workshop will discuss the meaning of diversity and explore the multiple diversities that exist. Participants will also identify the relevance of their own cultural identities and leave with an enhanced understanding of how to embrace diversity in order to work more effectively across difference.

Fall Speaker Series

Tuesday, October 16th
6:00pm – 8:00pm, Student Center South: Houston Room

Stay tuned for the reveal of this year’s speaker! The Center hosts nationally recognized speakers who are dedicated to providing insight and knowledge on various topics that align with social justice issues.

Power & Privilege

Thursday, October 18, 2018
12:00pm – 1:00pm, Student Center North - Senate Chamber

This workshop explores dynamics of power and privilege, its effect on others and society, and ways we can change our behavior in becoming better allies to alleviate barriers.

LGBTQ Awareness

Monday, October 29, 2018
12:00pm – 1:15pm, Student Center South - Heights Room

In an effort to increase awareness for the LGBTQIA community, this workshop educates UH students, faculty and staff on terminology, pronouns, heterosexual privilege and inclusive practices in support of the LGBTQIA community.

Culture Conversations: My Block is Not for Sale

Thursday, November 1st
5:00pm – 6:00pm, Center for Diversity and Inclusion, RMB12

Join us for our November cultural conversation as we discuss the battle of trying to preserve community identity as the process of gentrification continues to impact communities on a local and national level. This a great way to make sure that your voice is heard on this important social topic.

Inclusive Language

Wednesday, November 7, 2018
12:00pm – 1:00pm, Student Center South: Bayou City

This workshop will focus on why language is important and how the words we use affect our perceptions and can sometimes influence our environment.

Diversity 101

Thursday, November 8, 2018
4:00pm – 5:00pm, Student Center South: Bayou City

What does diversity even mean, and why does it matter? This workshop will discuss the meaning of diversity and explore the multiple diversities that exist. Participants will also identify the relevance of their own cultural identities and leave with an enhanced understanding of how to embrace diversity in order to work more effectively across difference.

DreamZone Ally Training

Monday, November 12, 2018
12:00pm – 1:15pm, Student Center South: Bayou City Room

This workshop will provide participants with the relevant knowledge, skills and resources that will help them to better support the needs of the UH undocumented student population.

Power & Privilege

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
4:00pm – 5:00pm, Student Center South - Bayou City Room

This workshop explores dynamics of power and privilege, its effect on others and society, and ways we can change our behavior in becoming better allies to alleviate barriers.

Diversity Institute

Date: TBD
Time & Location: TBD

In annual Symposium for students, faculty and staff. Diversity Institute allows participants to engage in transformative sessions that enhance their cultural knowledge. It also features a diversity resource fair and keynote speaker.

Culture Connect Week

Date: TBD
Time & Location: TBD

Experience the celebration and connection of various aspects of diversity on the UH campus during Culture Connect Week. This exciting and educational week consist of multicultural performances, faculty lectures, multicultural student organization collaborations and a dance.

CDI Meet and Greet

Kick off the fall semester by attending the Center's annual reception, the CDI Meet and Greet, where staff welcomes students, faculty, and staff to UH and to the Center. The program provides an opportunity to network and find out about the Center's events for the upcoming semester.

Cultural Conversations

Connect with your community on a new level by talking about a variety of topics, including but not limited to race, sexual orientation, religion, disabilities, socio-economic status, stereotypes, disabilities, non-traditional students, gender, culture, and other aspects of diversity in a round table format. This is a great opportunity to make sure your voice and perspective is heard.

Culture Connect Week

Experience the celebration and connection of various aspects of diversity on the UH campus during Culture Connect Week. This exciting and educational week consists of multicultural performances, faculty lectures, multicultural student organization collaborations, and a dance.

Diversity Institute

An annual symposium for students, faculty, and staff, Diversity Institute, allows participants to engage in transformative sessions that enhance their cultural knowledge. It also features a diversity resource fair and keynote speaker.

Speaker Series

The Center hosts nationally recognized speakers who are dedicated to providing insight and knowledge on various topics that align with social justice issues.