Signature Programs

CDI Meet and Greet

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
6:00pm, Student Center South, Suite B12

A fun mixer where UH students can connect and network with other UH students and Center for Diversity and Inclusion staff as well as learn more about the Center's events, student leadership opportunities, and resources.

Diversity 101

Wednesday, September 18, 2019
4:00pm – 5:00pm, Student Center North: 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.

LGBTQ Awareness

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
3:00pm – 4:30pm, 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.

DreamZone Ally Training

Friday, September 27, 2019
12:00pm – 1:00pm, Student Center South: Skyline 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 and DACA student population.

Diversity 201

Tuesday, October 1, 2019
2:00pm – 3:00pm, Student Center South: Bayou City Room

Diversity 201 allows participants to enhance their knowledge of cultural and personal identity and intersectionality. Diversity 201 is a workshop designed to expound upon topics discussed in Diversity 101. It is encouraged for participants to attend Diversity 101 before participating in this workshop.

Power & Privilege

Monday, October 7, 2019
2:00pm – 3:00pm, 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.

Inclusive Language

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
12:00pm – 1:00pm, Student Center South: Bayou City Room

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, October 17, 2019
12:00pm – 1:00pm, Student Center South: Skyline Room

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

Thursday, October 24, 2019
12:00pm – 1:00pm, Student Center South: Space 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.

LGBTQ Awareness

Thursday, October 31, 2019
1:00pm – 2:30pm, 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.

Inclusive Language

Monday, November 4, 2019
12:00pm – 1:00pm, Student Center South: Bayou City Room

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

Power & Privilege

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
2:00pm – 3:00pm, 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.

Fall Speaker Series

November 7, 2019
Speaker and Time: TBD

CDI hosts nationally recognized speakers who provide insight and knowledge on various topics that align with social justice issues.

Culture Connect Week

February 24 – 28, 2020
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.

Divesity Institute

April 3, 2020
Time & Location: TBD

An annual one-day conference for students, faculty and staff, Diversity Institute allows participants to engage in transformative sessions that enhance their cultural knowledge. It also features poster sessions, keynote speaker (s), and a brunch. Participants must register to attend.

Cultural Conversations

Time and Location: TBD

Connect and interact with the UH community by discussing a variety of social and cultural topics in a roundtable format. Cultural Conversations is a great way to make sure your voice is heard and learn from others.

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.