The celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month begins on Sept. 15 and runs through Oct. 15. The month marks the celebration of independence of several Latin American countries and Mexico and Chile. It also celebrates the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.
Center for Women in MedicineAnnual Retreat| Register Now The Center for Women in Medicine and Science (CWIMS) is holding its Annual Fall Retreat on Thursday, Sept. 22, from 12 - 4 p.m. on Zoom. Join CWIMS for an afternoon of career development and opportunities to connect with colleagues outside of your direct network. CWIMS is excited to have Tanya Menon, PhD, as our keynote speaker! Check out her TEDx Talk to get a glimpse into our event topic. This event is open to people of all genders who are U of M faculty, staff, students and/or community members. For more information, visit the retreat website.
Learn about Fall Holidays and Support Your Colleagues Who Celebrate | Start Here Fall is an important time with holidays and observances across many communities, cultures and faiths. Happy Fall holidays for our Jewish, Wiccan, Islamic and Hindu colleagues (e.g. Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Mabon, Arba’een, Sukkot, Navarati, Vijayadashami, Dussehra, Mawlid, Samhain, Pitru Paksha, Coptic New Year) and Happy Indigenous Peoples’ Day, which is Oct. 10.
Check out a comprehensive list of fall holidays here, and if you do not know what they are, read about them today.
A Picture Gallery of the Soul Sep 13 - Dec 10
Regis Center for Art, 405 21st Avenue South Minneapolis, MN 55455
About the Event: The Katherine E. Nash Gallery proudly presents A Picture Gallery of the Soul, a group exhibition showcasing over 100 Black American artists whose practice incorporates the photographic medium.
Our 20th Annual It’s Time to Talk: Forums on Race which provides the opportunity for everyone to engage in the difficult yet crucial conversations on race and racism. Eliminating injustice requires dismantling all systems and structures of oppression. Participate in a guided exploration of the interlocking aspects of systems and inequities in our workplaces, communities, and society to understand what “justice for all” truly means. Equipped with new information, energized by the communal learning space, participants will discuss taking action within their spheres of influence.
Event Details -Featuring: Angela Davis and Duchess Harris, Ph.D., J.D. -Location: Virtual/More Info -Cost: $50 – $100