ALANA WEEKLY NEWSLETTER [1.27]
Updates from the ALANA Intercultural Board
This Week's Organization Spotlight
MiXed at Cornell
Upcoming ALANA Events
Upcoming Umbrella Events
Sign up for the Asia Night Planning Committee: https://docs.google.com/a/cornell.edu/forms/d/1jydlaz0JMJixMCTtTTvWO_oEFVsneXfjYSsV9kyRNmQ/viewform
Organization Booth/Performance Sign-ups:
2016 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Lecture
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
4:45 - 6:15 pm
Sage Chapel, Cornell University
Featuring the Founders of
Alicia Garza and Opal Tometi, two of the community organizers credited with beginning the online campaign that became a national civil rights movement, will be joined by Janaya Khan, an international ambassador for #BLM Network, at Cornell’s annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Lecture, Wednesday, Feb. 3 from 4:45 to 6:15 p.m. in Sage Chapel.
The event, with performances by the Community Unity Music Education Program and the Baraka Kwa Wimbo gospel ensemble, is free and open to the public.
The annual King Commemorative Lecture provides a public, campus-based forum making the life and legacy of Dr. King accessible for contemporary times. It is sponsored by Cornell United Religious Work, the Africana Studies and Research Center, Student and Campus Life and community co-sponsors.
Foreign Policy Distinguished Speaker Series
IRA HELFAND, MD
Co-Founder and Past President of Physicians for Social Responsibility; Co-President of the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War
"THE GROWING DANGER OF NUCLEAR WAR - AND WHAT WE CAN DO ABOUT IT"
Monday, February 8, at 5:00pm
Lewis Auditorium, Goldwin Smith Hall
Admission is free and open to the public
For more information visit http://einaudi.cornell.edu/news/co-president-international-physicians-prevention-nuclear-war-discuss-humanitarian-impacts
Organized by the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies and co-sponsored by the Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies, Center for Transformative Action, and Episcopal Peace Fellowship.
Class Councils and the Office of Alumni Affairs cordially invite you to the first annual Cornell Leadership Conference. The Cornell Leadership Conference started with a simple idea: Let’s inspire and empower students today to be the leaders of tomorrow. Bringing back some of our best young alumni speakers to reflect on their time at Cornell and beyond, we strive to provide students on campus with the tools to develop as a leader. With a rousing call to action about the desperate need for leaders from our keynote speaker, students will leave the Conference ready to lead the next generation of Cornellians. Sign up here: http://cornellleadershipconference.splashthat.com/
Job, Internship and Scholarship Opportunities
Please Save the Date! The Men of Color Council at Cornell University presents its 13th Annual Men of Color Conference. We are looking forward to another fantastic year focused on helping all minority men prepare for their summers and life after Cornell, as well as community engagement. We invite freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors to participate. If you have any questions, please feel free to email Lofy Khalafalla '17 (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Antoine Saint-Victor '16 (email@example.com).
Don't have plans for spring break? Want to make a meaningful impact? Alternative Breaks is currently seeking a TRIP LEADER for the Church of St. Matthews and St. Timothy Team
The CSMST trip focuses on mentoring young, minority youth in the Upper West Side and Harlem communities in Manhattan, New York City. We plan to achieve this by facilitating a multitude of activities geared towards developing a sense of teamwork, leadership and wellness within the young men at the church. Some of the activities we'll do include:
- BASKETBALL SCRIMMAGES
- 3 POINT SHOOTOUTS
- RELAY RACING
- MEMORY GAMES
- ...and more!
Additionally, this is to engage young men (ages 8-17) in supporting their desire to improve their basketball skills and nutrition awareness along with the affirmation of the importance of education. Our team will support the efforts of the local community's agency to affirm the youth's own sense of positive community engagement.
If you are interested, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Help grow the Asian and Asian American Center (A3C) and build a better student experience!
The Asian and Asian American Center is seeking to raise $15,000 to expand current programming, create greater co-sponsorships, and implement new event programming.
Learn how you can make a difference at http://crowdfunding.cornell.edu/aaac
And share this email and the link with your networks!