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Department of Multicultural Life is committed to continue serving the Macalester community while practicing physical distancing. Our office will be physically closed, but functioning remotely.

During this time, our staff will be offering opportunities to engage in community through our virtual office hours and online programming. To schedule a virtual meeting or participate in our online community building efforts, click on the photos below or email dml@macalester.edu.
STAY CONNECTED  WITH OUR TEAM!

Marjorie Trueblood 

Available to connect via video meetings :
bit.ly/mtvhours

Mondays 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Sedric McClure

Available to connect via video meetings :
bit.ly/meetwithsedric

Wednesdays 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Farhiyo Abdulkarim

Available to connect via video meetings :
 bit.ly/meetwithfarhiyo

Thursdays 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Hana Dinku
Available to connect via video meetings :
http://bit.ly/MeetwithHana

Thursdays 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

TK Morton
Available to connect via video meetings :

http://bit.ly/MeetwithTK
Thursdays 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
UPCOMING DML EVENTS
Bridges & Barries : Financial Literacy
Sept 23, 4:45 - 5:45 pm 

Solidarity Tuesdays 
Sept 22, 4:30 - 6:00 pm

GSRC Tea Time 
Every Friday from 4:30 - 5:30 pm

To participate in DML online program offerings and be provided zoom links to our sessions, please email dml@macalester.edu

 
MOSAIC MENTORING PROGRAM
Mosaic provides peer mentorship to first- year students who identify as students of color, Indigenous,  LGBTQIA, and/or first- generation students. The goal of DML’s peer mentorship model is to connect first years with returning peers who share similar identities and shared experiences.

Are you a first year student interested in finding a peer mentor who shares a similar experience and can help you navigate your first year? If so, please complete the Mosaic Mentorship interest form to be considered.
OPPORTUNITIES
 
Unlearning White Supremacy Cohort Meeting
Sept. 15, 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m

10 @ 10 with CRSL Reflection time,
Monday - Thursday at 10 pm


Reflection and Ritual Foods on Erev Rosh Hashanah zoom gathering
 Sept. 18 at 7 p.m. 


Shofar and Tashlich zoom gathering
 Sept. 20 at 3/3:30 p.m
an in-person gathering for hearing the shofar outside the CRSL followed by a hike to the river for tashlich (ritual for reflecting on the past year).  Because in-person gatherings are limited to 25 participants, sign up here for one of two shifts.  

RESOURCES
Looking for community, support and wellness? Check out the Division of Student Affairs new virtual resource hub

Macalester Covid-19 FAQ's for updated information

Macalester's Health and Wellness resources and information

Open Pantry
Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays | 8 am - 9 pm
Located in the Campus Center 227 ( the SORC)

Public Safety : fully operational and available 24/7 at 651- 696-6555

Trevor Project: 24/7 counselor line for LGBTQIA Youth : 1- 866- 488-7386

CDC Symptom self- checker 

 

Black-owned and led businesses

                  

RACIAL JUSTICE AT MAC & BEYOND
Hispanic Heritage Month
 Hispanic Heritage Month (HHM) is celebrated annually from September 15-October 15 to acknowledge the history, culture, and contributions of Americans whose ancestry can be traced to over 20 countries in Latin American, including Mexico, Central and South America, and the Caribbean.

Share in this special annual tribute with us by learning about and celebrating the generations of Hispanic and Latinx Americans who have influenced and enriched our nation and society.
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