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Diversity 365

In an effort to keep our campuses safe only returning and prospective students and college faculty and staff are allowed on campus at this time. We have closed all Gateway buildings to outside guests. Visit our Red Hawks Care website or updates regarding college operations and services.

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

Thursday, June 24 | 12 p.m.
The top three winners earn prizes!

Join for the chance to win a Visa 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.

Topics include: Pride Month • Juneteenth Day • Famous TV Fathers • Hodgepodge • Independence Day

Join via Zoom

Questions? Please contact Lindsey Kosman at kosmanl@gtc.edu or Trina Muscarella at muscarellat@gtc.edu.

Pride Month

2021 Pride Month Events

The Category is...Storytelling

We’ve got a whole lot of #RedHawkPride for the LGBTQ+ members of the Gateway community! Help us celebrate Pride Month throughout June at the following events and opportunities: 

Virtual Pride Parade

Students and staff are encouraged to submit creative, exciting and fun videos and pictures celebrating Pride Month. Allies are encouraged to create a 5-10 second video wishing everyone a happy Pride, and all are encouraged to use the hashtags #loveislove #pridemonth #lgbtq. Submit your photos or 5-10 second videos to gtc.edu/PrideParade by June 7 and the Virtual Pride Parade video will be later in the month. Each student who submits a parade clip will be entered to win a $30 gift card.

Pride March

Sunday, June 13 | 2 p.m.
We’d love for members of the Gateway community to join us for an in-person Pride Rally and March in Milwaukee (PRIDEFEST General Admissions gate, Henry Maier Festival Park; 200 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53202). We are collecting supplies for those who wish to donate to walkers in Milwaukee's March for Pride. You can drop off sunscreen, individually packaged snacks, water, and masks to a campus LSC by Friday, June 11.

If you’re interested in attending, please contact Stacey Malacara at malacaras@gtc.edu

Vivian StormPride Month Parable: Story Time with a Drag Queen

Thursday, June 10 | 6 - 7 p.m. | Virtual event via Zoom
Join drag queen Vivian Storm for an hour of storytelling fun! You can also check out her website at vivianstorm.com.

Safe Zone Training

Thursday, June 17 | 1 - 3 p.m.
The Safe Zone program allows allies and advocates to show their support towards the LGBTQ+ community to create awareness, education and an inclusive environment for the Gateway community.

Staff can register for this training via Red Hawk Tech, and students can register by emailing Katie Lohre at lohrek@gtc.edu. You will receive a Zoom link upon registration. 

Their Stories: Virtual Panel Discussion

Tuesday, June 29 | 6 - 7:30 p.m. | Join via Zoom
Join LGBTQ+ members of our community for a conversation about their challenges and experiences. 

LibGuide Resources

Celebrate LGBTQ+ PRIDE with Gateway during the month of June!  Check out our LGBTQ+ Pride Month LibGuide that highlights items from our collection, resources, and more. 

We hope you’ll join our Pride Month celebration throughout June!


2021 Juneteenth Celebration Events

Juneteenth is an annual celebration of the emancipation of slaves that occured in America on June 19, 1865. Join us for an educational and fun commemoration of this important day in history with events held in June.

Crucial Conversations: Juneteenth

Monday, June 14 | 1:00-2:30 p.m. | Virtual event via Zoom

Blackish Chat and Chew

Tuesday, June 15 | Noon | Virtual event via Zoom
Enjoy snacks and conversation surrounding Black liberation from the institution of slavery.

Juneteenth Virtual Program

Offered in partnership with Waukesha Technical College-Multicultural Resource Center and Madison Technical College

Thursday, June 17 | 12 - 1:30 p.m. | Virtual event via Zoom
Join special guest TRUE Skool for a creative Juneteenth celebration that will include a performance of the Black National Anthem, singing, dancing, African drums and more. There will also be presentations on the history of Juneteenth and the African American flag and a video tribute to African ancestors. Open to: Staff, Students, and the Community.

Evening Storytime 

Thursday, June 17 | 6 p.m. | Virtual event via Zoom
Pick up a free book from one of the Gateway libraries (limited quantities available) and join the conversation! Learn about Black liberation from the institution of slavery and have fun while doing it! Event attendees eligible for prize drawings. We hope to see you there.

LibGuide Resources

Please check the Gateway library's Juneteenth Libguide for virtual resources to learn more about Juneteenth and why it is so important.

Learn Black history and have fun while doing it! Event attendees eligible for prize drawings. We hope to see you there.