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Show support with a dinner event Nov. 20 and find campus and community resources for LGBTQ+ individuals and allies.
Pacific University marks Indigneous Peoples Month this November with a series of events on its campuses and in the community. You are invited to join us in learning more about the cultures and experiences of native peoples in our area historically and throughout the world.
All first year and new transfer students are invited to apply for the Global Scholars First Year Travel stipend. The stipend offers students a discount of up to $1500 to participate in spring 2020 travel courses to Namibia, Costa Rica, Spain, or Romania. Students with second language proficiency and diverse cultural or linguistic backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply by Nov. 1. 
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The Office of Equity, Diversion and Inclusion is hosting a series of workshops on the University's Bias/Hate Incident Reporting System. Learn the difference between a bias incident and a hate incident and how to report it.
Multicultural center
Nestled in the heart of Scott Hall you’ll find the Student Multicultural Center on the main floor. The SMC is a cozy space that feels like a family room with a couch, tables and chairs, a refrigerator, a sink and microwave. Students describe the center as a home away from home that is open to all students, faculty, staff, and parents.
African-American filmmaker Shukree Hassan Tilghman sets out on a cross-country campaign to end Black History Month. 
The public is invited to the Forest Theater at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 10 for a free screening of Dolores, followed by a community discussion. 
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Pacific University community members are invited to attend and learn more about the center, which opened at the start of the current academic year.
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Journalist and author Steven W. Thrasher will present “Infectious Blackness: How Racial Fear Drives America from Medicine to Politics” during this free and open to the public lecture on the Forest Grove Campus.
What advice and words of wisdom would Dr. King give us in these times? What would he motivate us to do on this holiday — and every day? Surely, he would expect us to use this time to improve the lives of others.

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