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9/18 - The Road to Brown: Civil Rights Film Screening

Continuing the Conversation: A Civil Rights Film Series The Road to Brown Please Join us for a screening of The Road to Brown, the first film in a series highlighting key civil rights issues that have transformed our world Wednesday, September 18, 2019 5:00pm Silverman Library, Room 310 Commentary: James Gardner, Bridget and Thomas Black SUNY Distinguished Professor; UB School of Law Free and open to the public Light refreshments provided University Libraries & The Office of Inclusive Excellence.
Buffalo African American history Tour Thursday, September 19, 3-6pm, Bus leaves from North Campus at 3pm, and returns at 6pm Free for UB Students Visit the Michigan Street African American Heritage Corridor, a nationally recognized neighborhood close to downtown showcasing Buffalo's rich African American history. Tour includes visits to: Michigan Street Baptist Church: Underground Railroad station providing escaped slaves sanctuary before crossing to freedom in Canada. Colored Musicians Club: gathering place for musicians such as Dizzy Gillespie, Duke Ellington, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, and Lena Horne. WUFO Power 96.5: the only African American owned radio station in WNY Nash House: former home of civil rights leader Rev. J. Edward Nash Freedom Wall: celebrating struggles for social equality, portrays 28 notable civil rights leaders from America’s past and present (pictured above) To register (by September 12), please visit: http://www.buffalo.edu/inclusion/projects/civil-rights/michigan_street.html University at Buffalo, Office of Inclusive Excellence vpix@buffalo.edu.

9/23 - Racial Migrations: Jesse Hoffnung-Garskof

Racial Migrations: New York City and the Revolutionary Politics of the Spanish Caribbean Jesse Hoffnung-Garskof Professor of History and American Cultures University of Michigan Mon Sept 23rd Park 532 12:00-1:20pm Sponsored by the office of inclusive excellence.

9/27 - Sharon Salzberg Talk & Book Signing

Year of Yoga for Every Body UB LAW SCHOOL PRESENTS Sharon Salzberg “Meditation: a tool for inclusiveness and coMpassion” talk &Book signing Friday, September 27, 2019 3:00–5:00 p.m. Student Union Theater, North Campus Join us for a talk by internationally renowned lovingkindness meditation teacher and author, one of the people who brought meditation and mindfulness practice to the West and into mainstream culture. Sharon’s newest book, Real Love: The Art of Mindful Connection, is a reminder to all of us of how we are all connected and deserving of love. www.buffalo.edu/inclusion/projects/yoga-for-every-body To request accommodations for disability, contact Sue Mann Dolce at samann@buffalo.edu or 716-645-2608. (Image of Salzberg giving a talk) Sharon Salzberg is one of the people who brought meditation and mindfulness practice to the West and into mainstream culture. She co-founded the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts, and is the author of nine books, including the New York Times best seller Real Happiness, her seminal work, Lovingkindness, and her newest book Real Love: The Art of Mindful Connection. Join us for a talk highlighting concepts from her newest book and a book signing to follow (books available for sale at event). co-sponsors: UB Law, The Baldy Center, Inclusive Excellence, The Mindfulness Alliance, Roswell park Memorial cancer institute.

10/14 - Traditional Teachings of the Good Mind

TRADITIONAL TEACHINGS OF THE GOOD MIND A workshop for students, staff, faculty and community members Monday, October 14, 2019 210 Student Union 11am-1pm Light lunch will be served. During this session we will explore universal principles of a Good Mind and the relationships of our minds to thoughts, behaviors and wellbeing. An overview of traditional teachings about a Good Mind will be provided, and an understanding that the opposite of a Good Mind is not a bad or evil mind, but rather a clouded mind. Attendees can learn how to increase awareness of what clouds our minds and how we may rise above or remove the clouds. Finally, we’ll discuss how to maintain our Good Minds and how we can harness our collective power, known as Orenda, when Good Minds come together. MICHAEL MARTIN Native American Community Services Michael Martin is an Onondaga of the Beaver Clan from the Six Nations of the Grand River territory in Southern Ontario, born and raised in Buffalo. Mr. Martin is a graduate of Babson College (MS) and SUNY Buffalo State College (BS). In February 2004 he was named Executive Director of Native American Community Services of Erie and Niagara Counties. In 2016, he was named by his Clan Mother as a Faithkeeper for his Onondaga, Beaver Clan. This space is wheelchair accessible and lunch will include vegan, nut-free, and gluten-free options For other access needs and any questions, please call Health Promotion, 716-645-2837 Sponsored by Office of Inclusive Excellence and Student Wellness Part of UB's Year of Yoga for Every Body.

10/17 - Matthew Sanford Film Screening

Year of Yoga for Every Body Matthew sanford “Standing | Still Standing” Thursday, October 17, 2019 6:00–8:00 p.m. 403 Hayes Hall, South Campus “Standing | Still Standing” is a documentary that captures the experiences of three people with medical conditions and disabilities learning yoga from Matthew Sanford, a paraplegic yoga instructor. Join us for new insights into yoga for every body! Followed by moderated discussion with Matthew Sanford (virtual). Light refreshments will be provided. | Free and open to the public. (Image from film with list of awards) www.buffalo.edu/inclusion/projects/yoga-for-every-body To request accommodations for disability, contact Sue Mann Dolce at samann@buffalo.edu or 716-645-2608. Cosponsors: Student occupational therapy association, pi theta epsilon- ot honor Society, Inclusive Excellence, School of Public Health and Health Professions, and Department of Rehabilitation Science.

10/23 - The Loving Story: Civil Rights Film Screening

Continuing the Conversation: A Civil Rights Film Series Please Join us for a film series highlighting key civil rights issues that have transformed our world Wednesday, Sept. 18 The Road to Brown 5:00pm, Silverman Library, Room 310 Commentary: James Gardner, SUNY Distinguished Professor; Bridget and Thomas Black Professor; UB School of Law Wednesday, Oct. 23 The Loving Story 5:00pm, Silverman Library, Room 310 Commentary: Michael Boucai, Associate Professor UB School of Law Wednesday, Oct. 30 Indian 101 6:00pm, Silverman Library, Room 310 Commentary: Alyssa Mt. Pleasant, Assistant Professor, UB Department of Transnational Studies Wednesday, Nov. 6 The Dreamers 5:00pm, Silverman Library, Room 310 Commentary: Robert Adelman, Chair and Associate Professor, UB Department of Sociology Q&A will follow each screening Light refreshments provided All films are free an open to the public University Libraries & The Office of Inclusive Excellence.

11/20 - Out For Business at Big Ditch Brewing

Meet up with UB friends and colleagues at the Pride Center of WNY's November Out for Business Out for Business is Buffalo's premiere LGBTQ professionals networking event organized by the Pride Center of WNY. The mission is to continually provide a social environment where guests are encouraged to network. The event is located at Big Ditch Brewing Company, 55 E Huron Street, Buffalo, NY 14203. Out For Business November 2019 is sponsored by the University at Buffalo. UB-affiliated attendees (faculty, staff, students, and alumni) are encouraged to wear your UB blue! Learn more about the Pride Center of WNY online at www.pridecenterwny.org. Sponsored by: LGBTQ FSA, Office of Inclusive Excellence, Human Resources.