On November 10, 2009, the University of West Georgia will participate in the annual "Mix It Up at Lunch Challenge" This event was initiated November 2002, by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) through its activism center, tolerance.org. It is dedicated to dismantling bigotry, valuing diversity, and promoting understanding and acceptance.
1) Engage in dialogue with someone new. (interactions with people
outside your normal social circle)
2) Make people more comfortable in interacting with others.
The "Mix It Up" challenge provides an opportunity for the UWG
community to reach across the lines of style and appearance, the
divisions of race, socioeconomic status, gender, generations/cohort
groups, and social boundaries to become acquainted with new people.
Survey tables will be available for your input.
Time: 11:00am - 2:00pm
Locations: UCC and Z-6
Co-sponsored by the Office of Institutional Diversity, Multicultural
Achievement Program, and The College of Education Diversity Committee.
For additional information call: 678-839-5400 or 678-839-6280.