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MLK Center Men of Color Symposium

Registration Link: https://uky.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_ebNnXznJOFCtMxw

Schedule

8:30-9:15 A.M. Breakfast/Registration

9:15-9:30 A.M. Welcome

9:30-10:30 A.M. Opening Keynote: Keyon Clinton, speaker, coach & author

10:30-10:45 A.M. Bio Break

10:45-11:30 A.M. Breakout Session 1 (3 workshop speakers)

11:30-1:00 P.M. Lunch/Networking

1:00-1:45 P.M. Breakout Session 2 (3 workshop speakers)

1:45-2:00 P.M. Bio Break

2:00-3:00 P.M. Closing Keynote: Conscious Lee, educational consultant & social media influencer

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Gatton Student Center Harris Ballroom
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Disability Pride: What's In A Name?

This seminar features an engaging panel discussion centered on Disability Pride: What Is It And How Can We Foster It?

Learning Objectives

1. Gain understanding of the term disability pride.

2. Learn different perspectives from people experiencing disability about society's expectations around disability.

3. Provide examples of how disability pride can be promoted at an individual and community level.

Registration link: https://uky.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIqdeitrDsvHdGGiHXrvptXWRrQ6e7AA9…

Moderated by Andy Imparato, Director of Disability Rights California.

Panel featuring:

- John Tschida, ACUD Director

- Keith Hosey, Supervisory Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist, US Department of Veterans Affairs

- Carissa Johnson, Independent Living Specialist, Center for Accessible Living

- Bev Harp, Leadership in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (FEND) faculty and Director of Innovative Supports for Autistic Workers at the University of Kentucky

- Morgan Turner, Health Education Specialist at the University of Kentucky

The Human Development Institute is Kentucky's University Center on Disability. HDI's mission is to advance efforts that build inclusive communities, address inequalities and improve the lives of all people who experience disability across the lifespan. Learn more about HDI at www.hdi.uky.edu.

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Zoom
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UK SAB Natural Hair Care Expo

This event provides instruction with demonstrations, offers tips and tricks, and gives people with textured hair the time and care they deserve! Join SAB and Collegiate Curls for the first ever Natural Hair Care Expo!

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Gatton Student Center Ballroom A&B
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Phillis Wheatley at 250: The Pasts and Futures of Reading and Writing #BlackJoy

This Distinguished Panel considers the legacy of Phillis Wheatley, the first Black woman to publish in the United States. Celebrating the 250th anniversary of Wheatley's Poems, Dr. Tara Bynum (University of Iowa), Dr. Brigitte Fielder (University of Wisconsin-Madison), and Dr. Cassander Smith (University of Alabama) also explore what her history means for the future of African American and American studies. Introductions by Early American Literature Editor Dr. Marion Rust, with Panel Response by Dr. Nazera Wright.

RSVP using the QR code on the attached flyer or at https://forms.office.com/r/iYK6HUzpbD

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Rosenberg College of Law - Grand Courtroom
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Undergraduate Opportunity: SPARK Health Equity Training Program

The Students Participating to Advance Research in Kentucky (SPARK) Program trains undergraduate students from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds to conduct impactful research related to health disparities.

Undergraduate students at the University of Kentucky and Kentucky State University are eligible to apply. Applications due October 31, 2022. 

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