Unity Week

Unity Week is a campus-wide effort that affirms the diversity represented within the Cabrini community.

  • From April 2–8, 2017, Cabrini will host its fourth annual Unity Week.
  • All events are free, unless noted otherwise.

unity march 2016The project is a collaborative effort by student leaders, clubs, faculty, and Cabrini departments to coordinate a diverse series of programs.

The schedule includes fun events, music, performances, workshops, speakers, and opportunities for dialogue and community building.

Unity Week—managed by the Office of Student Diversity Initiatives—celebrates the vitality that our diversity affords us, through individual and collective experience.

2017 Events


Sunday – April 2, 2017

Be loud by loving ourselves

Paint Out The Hate

6:30pm

Jazzman’s Cafe

CRAFTING EVENT

Cabrini students can get together to create positive pieces of artwork &  work on banners for the Unity March using a variety of different supplies. Activities include paper lanterns, canvas painting, & Japanese Kintsugi art!

Sponsored by Anime Club & Active Minds

 

Monday – April 3, 2017

Be loud by being resilient

 

International Stop Victim Blaming Day

SESSION 1: 11:00am – 12:20pm

SESSION 2: 1:55pm – 3:10pm

Mansion Dining Room

GAMES & INFORMATION

Join us for games and information that share the different perspectives of victims of sexual violence in

our society.

Sponsored by Advocates for Change Team ACT (CCRT)  

For more information, contact tw466@cabrini.edu

 

Unity March

5:45pm

Meeting at the Upper Field (behind Grace Hall)

MARCH

Join us as we kick-off Unity Week & march on campus to celebrate the importance of unity, collaboration, & inclusion.  Bring a banner or sign to celebrate your organization or promote diversity & inclusion!

Rain location: Grace Hall Atrium

MARCH WILL OCCUR RAIN OR SHINE!

 

Tuesday – April 4, 2017

Be proud by being empowered

 

How I’m Painted

2:00pm
Commons (Rain location: Founder’s Lobby)

CRAFTING EVENT

Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder – come celebrate your beauty and identity by painting a canvas that expresses YOU!  This is a free (or a charge amount here) event

Sponsored by the Crafting Club

 

#BICTALK: Cultural Beauty

5:00pm

Wolfington Center

This discussion will look at the different cultures of beauty and what our interpretations of beauty mean to us.

Sponsored by the Body Image Coalition

 

Gender Revolution

6:00pm

Iadarola Lecture Hall

FILM SCREENING

Join us as we watch Katie Couric’s documentary about gender identity in America and explore how inclusivity helps us build community.

 

“It’s Not Such a Small World After All” Open Mic

8:00PM

Mansion Foyer

OPEN MIC

An open mic for all talents (Sign up in SEaL)

Sponsored by Active Minds, CAP Board, English Department

 

Wednesday – April 5, 2017

Be proud by finding strength

 

Executive in Residence: Jonathon Brassington

3:15PM – Grace Hall Atrium

7:00PM – Mansion Foyer

PRESENTATIONS

Spring 2017 Executive in Residence Jonathan Brassington will dialogue throughout the day.

Sponsored by the Nerney Leadership Institute.

 

#BeTheChange: Using Your Power for Good

5:00om

Founder’s 102

WORKSHOP

We all may benefit in some way in at least one of our identities—so how can we be allies for those that do not?

 

Thursday – April 6, 2017

Be together through teamwork

 

#beYOUtiful

11:00am-3:00pm

Commons (Rain location: Founder’s Lobby)

PHOTO SHOOT

An Instagram photo shoot celebrating our individual & collective identities.

Sponsored by Delta Xi Phi

 

Ratchet: Cash Me Outside

5:00pm

Iadarola Lecture Hall

DISCUSSION

Join us for a dialogue on race, gender, & social change as it relates to cultural appropriation, privilege and respecting your self and others rather than accepting and perpetuating the images & messages we receive from society. How bow dat?

 

Stomp of the Year

8:00pm

Dixon Center

PERFORMANCE

A talent showcase with an emphasis on stepping; embracing culture & backgrounds of  our Cabrini CommUNITY.

Ticket price – $2

Doors open at 7:30pm

Sponsored by BSU

 

Friday—April 7, 2017

Be together by having empathy

Double Dutch

11:00am-1:00pm

Founder’s Lawn

 

Listen and RISE

4:00pm

Iadarola Lecture Hall

FILM AND DISCUSSION

Come watch & discuss ABC’s “We Will Rise” about LGBT+ issues in American history.  Free snacks!

 

Neon Party

9:00pm

Jazzman’s Cafe

GAMES & CRAFTS

Celebrate the many colors of yourself and Cabrini with neon and glow games and crafts.

Sponsored by the CAP Board

 

Saturday – April 8, 2017

Be together in community

 

Finna Let Loose: Dance

10:00pm

Mansion

DANCE

A dance sponsored by Pura Vida

Ticket prices:

Cabrini students and guests with valid ID  — $3

No purses/bags

Sponsored by Pura Vida