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Diversity 365

Join the discussion. Broaden your cultural knowledge, share your perspective and gain unique insights at Gateway’s Diversity 365 cultural events on campus. See below for our list of D365 campus events. At the bottom of the page, you’ll also find information about requesting a sign language interpreter.

Learn more about Between the Lines: A Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Book Club, a book club that picks literature that will spark engaging, insightful and necessary conversations surrounding social justice.

Upcoming Cultural Events

Trivia Time

The top three winners earn prizes!

Join for the chance to win a gift card: First place - $50; Second place - $30; Third place - $20
Staff is welcome to play, but only students are eligible to win a gift card.

12 - 1 p.m. | Join via Zoom 

May 19, 2022
Topics include: May Day • National Asian American • Cinco De Mayo • Memorial Day/Armed Forces

June 16, 2022
Topics include: Pride Month • Juneteenth • Astronomy • Wisconsin Summer Destinations

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

May is AAPI Heritage Month! We encourage you to visit our LibGuide for educational information and resources to help you celebrate.

Pride Month

Join us for these exciting celebrations and show your #RedHawkPride for LGBTQ+ members of the Gateway community!

Crucial Conversation: Gender and Pronouns 

Monday, June 6 | 1:30–3 p.m. | Join via Zoom 
What are the differences between gender and pronoun use? Join us as we explore and discuss the terms and circumstances to better understand them, and help promote acceptance in the Gateway community.

Rainbow Connection

Thursday, June 9 | 4–8 p.m. | Racine Campus, SC Johnson Student Life Center
All are welcome to attend this exciting evening of art and entertainment. Bring a friend – or meet new friends – and stop by to play board games, paint crafts and enjoy snacks!  

Pride Table

Tuesday, June 14 | Kenosha Campus, Arthur F. Mahone Student Atrium 
Wednesday, June 15 | Racine Campus, SC Johnson Student Life Center

Stop by to show your support for the LGBTQ+ community – and for the chance to win a prize – from 11 a.m.–1 p.m.

Crucial Conversation: LGBTQ+ and Religion

Tuesday, June 21 | 9:30–11 a.m. | Join via Zoom
Watch this pre-recorded conversation of religious leaders discussing LGBTQ+ community acceptance, love and religion prior to the event date and be ready to share your thoughts, take-aways and understanding of what allyship can look like. 

Virtual Pride Parade

Show your support & join our Virtual Pride Parade. Students and staff are encouraged to submit creative, exciting and fun videos and pictures celebrating Pride Month using the hashtags #loveislove #pridemonth #lgbtq.

Submit your photos or video to gtc.edu/PrideParade by May 1 May 20 (extended) and be entered to win a gift card.

Keep an eye out for the release of the virtual pride parade video, featuring Gateway students and staff. 

2022 Juneteenth Celebration

Juneteenth is an annual celebration of the emancipation of slaves that occurred in America on June 19, 1865. Join us for an educational and fun commemoration of this important historical date at these events:

LibGuide Resources 

Head to libguides.gtc.edu/Juneteenth to find resources about Juneteenth and see why it’s so important. 

Red Soda and Velvet Cake Event

Tuesday, June 14 | 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. | Elkhorn, Kenosha and Racine Student Life Centers
Stop by to enjoy a sample of red soda and velvet cake and find out their significance to Black history.

Virtual Evening Storytime

Tuesday, June 14 | 6 p.m. | Join via Zoom
Tune in as Eva Riley reads and presents several Juneteenth-themed children’s books. This event is appropriate for children. 

Virtual Amazing Grace Watch Party 

Wednesday, June 15 | 2–4 p.m. | Join via Zoom
Enjoy this concert film featuring a live recording of Aretha Franklin’s gospel album, Amazing Grace, at The New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Watts, Los Angeles in January 1972. 

Virtual Trivia Time

Thursday, June 16 | 12–1 p.m. | Join via Zoom
Don’t miss the fun – and your chance to win a gift card! Topics include Juneteenth, Pride Month, astronomy and Wisconsin summer destinations. 

America’s Black Holocaust Museum

Thursday, June 16 | 1–5 p.m.
Join us for a field trip to the ABHM in Milwaukee. You’ll learn about Black liberation from the institution of slavery and have fun while doing it! Event attendees will be eligible for prize drawings. Please check back for registration information.