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Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement

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.

 

 

Creating Community.

Exploring Identity.

Experiencing Cultures.

 

 

 

Upcoming Events

September 6th, 2014

  • Image preview 2:00pm - 3:00pm: IME Welcome
    What is the department of Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement and what do we do? Come find out and see what we have to offer! Come meet the staff, our peer mentors, and student groups. Learn more about our community and upcoming programs for the year! *FREE IME swag and t-shirts!
  • Image preview 4:00pm - 6:00pm: MOSAIC Welcome (Back) BBQ
    Multicultural Organizations Seeking an Inclusive Community invites you to a BBQ. Come learn more about our student organizations: the Asian Student Union, Black Student Union, Gente Latina Unidad, and Native Student Union! *FREE food, ice-cream, raffle prizes, and t-shirts!

September 8th, 2014

  • Image preview 3:00pm - 5:00pm: IME & MRC Open House
    Come check out our awesome, inviting, and safe spaces! IME is located on the 3rd floor near Stamm East and the MRC is located on the 2nd floor by the ATMS - come for the free swag and photobooth fun!

September 10th, 2014

  • 11:30am - 1:00pm: Professionals of Color and Allies Lunch
    Please join us for a lunch reception for Lewis & Clark College’s Professionals of Color and Allies*. The luncheon is an opportunity to connect with new and familiar colleagues, share resources, and network. *Allies are defined as white-identified people who actively work for racial justice.

News

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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    On January 29, 2014, journalist, renowned national correspondent, news anchor, and activist Charlayne Hunter-Gault joined the Lewis & Clark College community as the 2014 Chamberlin Lecturer to discuss her personal and professional journey as a social justice advocate over the last five decades.