The Office of Multicultural Affairs is now the Department of Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement! We are excited to announce the latest evolution of Lewis & Clark College’s dedication to building and sustaining a diverse and culturally vibrant campus.
The Department of Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement (IME) is responsible for leading Lewis & Clark’s efforts toward its commitment to a diverse, inclusive, and multicultural campus community. We engage students, faculty, staff, and community partners to promote an inclusive campus climate; provide academic, social, and programmatic support to students from underrepresented communities; and help students develop a greater understanding of their global citizenship through the intercultural exchange of ideas and traditions. Building and sustaining a truly inclusive community is the work of all of us. At Lewis & Clark, we are here to support in this endeavor.
November 3rd, 2014
Professionals of Color Network Happy Hour
Join us for a happy hour networking event for Professionals of Color!
November 4th, 2014
Dr Joseph Graves
Dr. Joseph Graves an evolutionary biologist and scholar of the history and philosophy of science as it relates to the biology of race. His visit is cosponsored by Departments of Biology, Psychology, Philosophy, the Ethnic Studies Program, and Science without Limits.
November 5th, 2014
93 Year Old Tuskegee Airman Lt Col Alex Jefferson to Speak at Lewis & Clark College
Lt. Col. Alexander Jefferson, is a 93 year old retired US Air Force officer, and one of the famous “Tuskegee Airmen”, also known as the 332nd Fighter Group. During World War II, Black Americans throughout the U.S. were subject to Jim Crow laws which legalized segregation and the American military was also segregated. President Truman signed an executive order ending segregation in the military in 1948 (3 years after the war’s end). Lt. Col. Jefferson’s book, “Red Tail Captured, Red Tail Free: Memoirs of a Tuskegee Airman and POW”, is a personal memoir of those who served America in World War II and after.
Please join us for this very special opportunity. Lt Col Alexander Jefferson will speak from 7-8pm in the Chapel at Lewis & Clark College. A book-signing and reception will follow. The event is free and open to the public.
November 12th, 2014
Ray Warren Symposium on Race and Ethnic Studies Keynote Event
7 pm, Templeton Campus Center, Council Chamber
Blackness and Beauty: Style, Hair Politics, and Colorism
IME is hiring student staff positions. Please read the job descriptions and apply - we would love to have you on the team!
The Department of Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement’s (IME) peer mentor program, Leading to Engage All Pioneers (L.E.A.P.), is designed to help support new students from underrepresented communities as they transition into Lewis & Clark College.
At the 2014 Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement banquet, students, faculty, staff, and community members were honored for their contributions to making Lewis & Clark a more welcoming community.
The Department of Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement is seeking nominations for our 2014 Impact Awards, which acknowledges and celebrates those from the College Arts & Sciences who model, support, personify, and lead the way in diversity, multicultural engagement, and inclusive thinking and/or practices on our campus.