Inclusive Illinois Week


April 7:
Event: Inclusive Illinois #ManyVoices Campus Conversations
Description: Be a part of the first ever #ManyVoices Conversation in locations across campus. Students, staff, and faculty will come together to talk and share what it means to them to be part of a campus of many voices. At various locations and times, the #ManyVoices organizers will provide prompts to help you share your “voice” with our campus community. At select locations, you can make (and be photographed) with a sign about what the Illinois campus community means to you. Add your voice. Join the conversation.
Sponsor: Inclusive Illinois
Times and 9 am-11 am: Business Instructional Facility
Locations: 11 am-2 pm: Henry Administration Quad Side
11 am-1 pm: Beckman Café
3 pm-5 pm: Activities Recreation Center
Contact: Ross Wantland,
April 8:
Event: Carlton Bruett Couture: A FashionAble Fundraiser 2
Description: Celebrate different abilities at Illinois at the FashionAble Fundraiser 2 in support of the Division of Disability Resources and Educational Services at the University of Illinois. CarltonBruettCouture will feature its latest collection of gowns and dresses at this special event.
Sponsor: Division of Disability Resources and Educational Services and Co-sponsored by Krannert Center
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Krannert Center for the Performing Arts Lobby; 500 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana, IL 61801
Contact: Contact Krannert Center Ticket Office
April 9:
Event: Celebration of Women
Description: Art and digital exhibits that showcase the accomplishments of distinguished women faculty at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. There will be musical performances by the RIP Chords and the University of Illinois Black Chorus.
Sponsor: Chancellor’s Gender Equity Council
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Location: Alice Campbell Alumni Center, 601 South Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801
Contact: Medra Roberts-Southerland,
April 10:
Event: Chancellor's Lecture Series on Diversity and Cultural Understanding - "What makes a family?"
Description: Zach Wahls shares a story that has never before been told, and offers a fresh, bold perspective on a recently rekindled — an always contentious– issue: gay marriage. Like any family’s story, his is one of highs and lows, laughs and tribulations. You’ll laugh, you may even cringe, and no matter your thoughts on marriage equality in our country, you’ll walk away with a new perspective and something to think about.
Sponsor: Office of the Chancellor, Chancellor's LGBT Concerns Committee
Speaker: Zach Wahls
Time: 4:30 pm
Location: Beckman Institute Auditorium; 405 North Mathews Avenue, Urbana, 61801
April 11:
Event: Inclusive Illinois Tailgate and Game Day, Illini Baseball vs Michigan - Free Event
Description: Come out to the Inclusive Illinois Baseball Tailgate and Game Day to meet new people, hang out, and cheer on the Illinois baseball team as they take on Michigan. Know nothing about baseball or need to brush up, come to the pre-game Baseball 101 tailgate sponsored by Identify Illinois.
Sponsor: Office of the Chancellor, LGBT Concerns and the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Access
Time: 5:00 pm: Tailgate
 6:00 pm: Game start time
Location: Illinois Field; 1605 S Wright St Champaign, IL 61820
Contact: Dan Bolsen,
 Kaamilyah Abdullah-Span,