Dealing with Difference Institute

2014-15 Events

September 2014

Collaboration with Mustard Seed Peace Project: P-16 outreach: Señor Ruben Dario Gomez Gonzalez

WIU’s Expanding Cultural Diversity Project with coordinating support and assistance from Ms. Teresa (Terri) Cranmer, President of the Mustard Seed Peace Project help facilitate Señor Ruben Dario Gomez Gonzalez (Guatemalan Activist, Historian and Cultural Attaché)  visit to WIU and West Central Illinois.  The McDonough County Voice shared the visit with the community in this story: WIU diversity project brings Guatemalan speaker to local schools.

Difficult Conversations: Does Ferguson Matter? Press Release  


October 2014

Difficult Conversations: Hook-up Culture Press Release


November 2014

“A Day at Stateville” Prison Reform Performance & Discussion


December 2014

Race for Justice: Black Lives Matter March and Rally Event Calendar


February 2015

Difficult Conversations: All Lives Matter  Event Calendar


April 2015

Roundtable Discussion: "Race, Gender, and other Tough Topics (or How to Get People More Comfy Talking about Uncomfy Topics)"

22nd Annual DWDI