Release | Mondays 3pm-4pm
An open forum for Amherst students to talk about issues of race, ethnicity, and cultural identitiy at Amherst and beyond. Facilitated by Dr. Darien McFadden from the Counseling Center. Release is a closed space for self-identifying students of colors.
Grab & Don't Go | Wednesdays 12pm-1pm
The MRC hosts dynamic Grab-&-Don't Go lunchtime converstaions every Wednesday at noon. Topics vary each week. Grab your lunch and come to the MRC for community and conversation. Past topics have included: Cultivating Joy; Breaking Immoral Laws; The Walk-Out, Policing, and Preparing for Trump; Processing the Election; Reproductive Justice Is Racial Justice
Eyes on the Prize | Wednesdays 6:30-7:30pm
In collaboration with Drew House, the MRC is hosting a semester-long viewing of the moving Civil Rights Documentary "Eyes on the Prize." This documentary tells the definitive story of the civil rights era from the perspectives of the ordinary people whse extraordinary actions launched a movement that changed the fabric of Americn life, whose reverberations continue to be felt today. Showing every Wednesday from February 1st to May 6th.
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Tomorrow - Mon, Apr 24, 2017
Join the Asian Students Association and the Multicultural Resource Center in a community conversation about existing outside the racial binary, the term “people of color,” and identifying as Asian in America and at Amherst. The discussion will be facilitated by Assistant Director of Residential Life Tenzin Kunor, Professor Franklin Odo, and Professor Robert Hayashi.
Pizza, wings and bubble tea will be served!
Join ASA and the MRC in a community conversation about existing outside the racial binary, the term “people of color,” and identifying as Asian in America and at Amherst. The discussion will be facilitated by Assistant Director of Residential Life Tenzin Kunor, Professor Franklin Odo, and Professor Robert Hayashi.
Pizza, wings, and bubble tea will be served!
Tue, Apr 25, 2017
Join us and learn about the 5 College Multicultural Theater certificate! A student panel will speak about their experiences and certificate administrator Professor Priscilla Page will also be present to answer questions. There'll be a rundown of requirements and the certificate's history. Pizza will be served!
Wed, Apr 26, 2017
Grab your lunch and join us in the MRC every other Wednesday for a conversation on current events. Facilitated by MRC staff.