LGBTQ AWARENESS WEEK

 

Join us for LGBTQ Awareness Week, April 24-27

Bringing together LGBTQ students and allies across UCLA, LGBTQ Awareness Week addresses the big issues facing the community with the goal to foster dialogue and create change. Join us for a week of events that will inform, challenge and inspire you, including keynote speakers and fireside chats with community leaders, an Ally Rally, and a moment of silence to commemorate the nationwide GLSEN Day of Silence.

Schedule of Events

 

*Schedule and events subject to change.

Monday, April 24-Thursday, April 27
Ally Rally 
Courtyard, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m
Join us in the courtyard to show your support for LGBTQ issues! Sign our ally pledge, add your name to the ally poster, and get a free ally sticker.

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Monday, April 24

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
C315

Creating an Inclusive Workplace
How can you transform office culture to make it more inclusive? Learn more about participating in this social movement and how it can add to your company's bottom line.

  • Don Haisch, '04 , Chief Accounting Officer at Ares Management
  • Coleman Radell, Manager at Bain & Company
  • Kate Motonaga, ’97, CFO at UCLA Anderson

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Tuesday, April 25
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
A301
Keynote cancelled due to illness.

6:00 - 6:30 p.m.
B208

FEMBA Fireside
UCLA Anderson LGBTQ campus leaders will discuss the challenges and opportunities they've faced while growing up and entering the professional world. These emotional and candid conversations will provide a glimpse into the harsh realities and moments of triumph faced by the LGBTQ community.

  • Roy Quinto, FEMBA ‘19
  • Maria Mireles, FEMBA ‘19

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Wednesday, April 26
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Courtyard
Can You Hear Us Now? 
Grab your phone and join us in calling local and federal representatives to let them know how important it is for them to pay attention to LGBTQ issues. Let's make a difference!

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12:00 p.m.
Courtyard
Moment of Silence
Please join us as we observe a moment of silence to raise awareness on how anti-LGBT bullying, harassment and discrimination affects the community - and keeps it silent.

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9:00 p.m.
Chapel
Sundowners
Join us at Chapel in West Hollywood for a special Awareness Week edition of Sundowners.

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Thursday, April 27
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
A301

Fireside Chat
UCLA Anderson LGBTQ campus leaders will discuss the challenges and opportunities they've faced while growing up and entering the professional world. These emotional and candid conversations will provide a glimpse into the harsh realities and moments of triumph LGBTQ individuals face daily.

  • Blair Bryant Nichols, FEMBA ‘17
  • Stephanie Lo, FTMBA ‘17
  • Lawrence Lee, FTMBA ‘17
  • Colleen Thomas, FTMBA ‘17

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Sunday, April 30
12:00 - 5:00 p.m.
West Hollywood
Sunday Funday Bar Crawl
Join us for an end-of-week celebration for O@A members and allies as we tour the many bars of West Hollywood.

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