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    Recap of IME’s fall semester accomplishments and a preview of spring!
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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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    To teach the Lewis & Clark community about its history of engagement with social justice, the Department of Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement (IME) has created a tour that highlights events in the college’s past.
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    Congratulations 2015 Impact Award winners and the Class of 2015!
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    The Department of Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement is seeking nominations for our 2015 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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    IME is hiring student staff positions. Please read the job descriptions and apply - we would love to have you on the team!
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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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    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.
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    Arsalan Iftikhar, a human rights lawyer, global media commentator, and author of Islamic Pacifism: Global Muslims in the Post-Osama Era, gives a lecture at Lewis & Clark about Muslim identity and Islamophobia in our post 9/11 world.
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    IME is hiring for work study positions!
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    A highlight of Great Expectations, a pre-orientation program designed to help incoming students transition to college life.
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    We welcome Jessika Chi, our new Program Manager to the IME Staff!
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    We took a moment to talk with Vivi Nguyen from the Graduate School of Education & Counseling, our new Grad Assistant in the Department of Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement.
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    We caught up with Rita Ombaka (‘14) to ask her about her new Student Life Internship with the Office of Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement
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    Each year, the Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) recognizes faculty, staff, and students whose tremendous contributions make Lewis & Clark a more welcoming community.
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    The Academic Enhancement Program hosted the 8th annual Lewis & Clark Diversity Pipeline Mock Trial. Nearly 90 middle and high school students, and 40 volunteers participated.
  • The Lewis & Clark smoking policy permits smoking in designated areas (DSA’s) only.  Individuals may request an exemption from this policy related to cultural or religious ceremonies or events.  All such exemptions must be approved in writing in advance by the Associate Dean of Students/Director of Multicultural Affairs, who consults as needed with staff from each school.  To apply for an exemption, please complete the DSA Exemption Application (MS Word or PDF).
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    The Office of Multicultural Affairs welcomes you to join and participate in our new online forums. We will be using this tool to streamline communications between the OMA and students, as well as any other interested members of the LC Community.

    Use the forums to learn about new ideas and events, answer our Question of the Month, get in touch with students, or post any comments, questions, or suggestions you may have.
  • The statue commemorating the contributions by York to the Expedition.
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    The Lewis & Clark Multicultural Resource Guide contains resources valuable to students, staff, and faculty at LC.  This guide is especially useful for traditionally underrepresented members of the LC community. This guide is evolving and is not all-inclusive of the resources to the Greater Portland Area has to offer, but hopes to serve as a starting point to allow you familiarize yourself with what is available to you in Multnomah County and surrounding areas.