Please join MESA & UWGB Organización Latino Americano (OLA) for a virtual book discussion and conversation with author of “Don’t Ask Me Where I’m From” Jennifer De Leon. OLA will be sponsoring this virtual event. Please RSVP to receive the Microsoft Teams link. RSVP form. The virtual book discussion will be held on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 7 p.m. (central time). Open to staff, students, and community members.
Ahead of their quarterly meeting in March, Wisconsin’s Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Task Force member Kristin Welch joined Josh to explain the work of the Task Force and describe the impact of missing women and girls on their families and the broader community. She will be part of a virtual panel on this topic at UW-Green Bay on Tue Feb 23 at 5:30 p.m.
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Multi-Ethnic Student Affair (MESA) Office will host the Second Annual Black in the Bay Networking Event on Wednesday, February 24.
Shower yourself in self-love by growing small indoor plants provided by MESA as a take and make, then join MESA for a virtual event for tips and tricks to grow your plant and yourself. The event is Feb. 18 at 7 p.m.. It is free and open to the public. Join via this TEAMS link.
On Feb. 18, 2021 from 7 to 8 p.m, Shower yourself in self-love as we grow small indoor plants provided by MESA (Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs) and Healthy Choices Task Force as a take and make. Join us for a virtual event for tips and tricks to grow your plant and yourself.
Registration is required.
The governor announced 30 appointments today to the Governor’s Advisory Council on Equity and Inclusion. The list of appointees includes leaders from nonprofits, tribes, churches, community organizations, educational institutions, and state departments. The list names Mai J. Lo Lee, diversity director of the Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs Office at UW-Green Bay one of the appointments.
Join the Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs (MESA) office personnel as they welcome back the UW-Green Bay campus community, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021 at 7 p.m. Learn about services provided by MESA, upcoming events for Spring 2021, campus/community involvement, and ways to get involved with multi-ethnic student organizations. This event will be held virtually, a link to join the event will be sent to registered participants prior to the event. Sign up today or register by Monday, Feb. 8. All are welcome. This is a great opportunity for new faculty/staff to learn about MESA.
Update: MESA’s supply of books are spoken for. Please consider purchasing your own book and participating. Get a jump on the Spring 2021 MESA Book Read over break. Join Cindy Johnson, MESA multicultural advisor for a virtual discussion on the book, “Don’t Ask Where I am From” by Jennifer De Leon, about a first-generation American girl named Liliana Cruz, who gets invited to attend a prestigious high school. While in high school, not only does Liliana learn about herself, she learns about family secrets while also experiencing racism and segregation at school. Find more information about the book on YouTube, 5 Reasons to be Riveted by Don’t Ask Me Where I’m From by Jennifer De Leon (less than 3 minutes). MESA will be purchasing a limited amount of copies of “Don’t Ask Me Where I am From.” Please complete this form if you are interested in this event by Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020. More information regarding book pick up/or mailing AND the virtual book discussion that will be held during late February/early March will be sent to your UW-Green Bay that you include on the form. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Cindy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tonight, Nov. 18 at 7 p.m., Miriam Brabham of Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs (MESA) will virtually host a panel discussion, “Exploring Intersectionality Within Blackness.” The panel consists of Brabham and Professors Tohoro and Gichobi, Jonathan Allen of Admissions, and students Azi Onama and Rania Jones. This discussion is open to the public. The different perspectives offered by this panel should invoke a lively discussion on how different the lived Black experience can be. Please join via TEAMs for this open, honest, and authentic conversation. It is free and open to the public.