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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
Feb 11, 5:00 - 6:30 pm

Malik Washington (BIPOC space)
Feb 16, 5:00 - 6:30 pm

Careers in Consulting with BIPOC Alumni co - sponsored with Career Exploration
Feb 17, 4:30 - 6:00 pm

Black v. Black 
Feb 18, 5:00 - 6:30 pm

Restorative Justice 101 with Jasmyn Elise Story

Book Group - “Jesus and the Disinherited” (for students only)
Wednesdays, 5:00 - 6:00 pm

GSRC Tea Time 
Biweekly on Fridays, 4:30 - 5:30 pm

To participate in DML online program offerings and be provided zoom links to our sessions, please email
DML Student Employment Application
Department of Multicultural Life student employment applications for 2021- 2022 academic calendar year are now open. New and returning students are encouraged to apply. Click the links below to learn more about the positions we are hiring for and apply. 
Deadline for applications is Friday, February 12 at 11:59 pm.
Questions? Email us at or drop - in at our staff drop- in hours throughout the week.
BIPOC Body Movement Classes
Movement classes are offered in partnership with the Hamre Center and Department of Multicultural Life. These classes are  led by BIPOC instructors and are intended for students who identify as BIPOC ( Black, Indigenous, and/or People of Color). It is meant to be a space for community, mindfulness, and mental well- being. 
Healing through Yoga and Guided Relaxation Led by James Orione
Feb 1, 8 & 22, 6:00 - 7:00 pm 

Yorchhā Movement Led by Kealoha Ferreira
Wednesdays, 4:45 - 5:45 pm

Weightlifting for Women of Color in collaboration with Athletics 
Tuesday or Thursday, 12:30 - 1:30 pm 

Sign up to the Hamre Center's e- newsletter to learn more about the important work our colleagues are doing. 
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 History Month 
This month and everyday, we honor the culture, heritage, contribution, history and resilience of Black people. This is an effort to tell the truth about our country's history and a recognition that the fight for liberation and justice must continue. 

Resources to learn more:

Marjorie Trueblood 

Available to connect via video meetings :

Mondays 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Hana Dinku
Available to connect via video meetings :

Thursdays 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

TK Morton
Available to connect via video meetings :
Thursdays 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Farhiyo Abdulkarim

Available to connect via video meetings :

Thursdays 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Sedric McClure

Available to connect via video meetings :

Wednesdays 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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