1. Against the Wind Festival, Oct. 14-21. This week-long pro-peace festival grew out of the effort to restage the 1959 anti-war, anti-nuclear play Which Way the Wind? and to support the Golden Rule, a “peace boat” that in 1958 attempted to sail into the Marshall Islands nuclear test zone to protest U.S. above-ground nuclear testing. See here for further details and the full festival schedule, which includes music, lecture, art, film, and theater events.
  2. Consent Project Event, Oct. 16. That event takes place Tuesday, Oct. 16, 6pm, KBR. The Consent Project is dedicated towards creating a more consent and survivor centered campus. It will include interactive art projects as well as a gender inclusive survivor speak out. See attached flier for more information.
  3. Next Generation Eureka group. This Ink People DreamMaker Project, whose goal is to make the greater Eureka area a better place to live for young adults, is seeking new members for its steering committee. Next Generation Eureka works on projects, participates in local government, writes articles, and more. Meetings are twice a month in the evening. Interested? Contact Aubrey at air78@humboldt.edu. See the attached flier for more information.
  4. Education Equity Summit, Oct. 22-23. The Humboldt County Office of Education (HCOE), in collaboration with Humboldt, the City of Arcata, the College of the Redwoods, and the Humboldt Area Foundation, is hosting an Equity Summit in Eureka on October 22nd-23rd for all community stakeholders committed to advancing equity in our region. There will be opportunities to engage in dialogue about local / tribal perspectives, social justice in education, implicit bias, homelessness, special education inclusion, racial equity, and more. The $50 registration fee includes lunch for two days as well as one of four books on inclusive curriculum and racial equity. See the attached flier for registration information.
  5. Campus/Community Dialogue on Race, Oct. 29-Nov. 2. CDOR is an annual event at Cal Poly Humboldt that invites students, staff, faculty, administrators, and community members to present and attend programs that relate to racial justice and its intersections with all forms of oppression and resistance. Its objective is to create spaces and structures for reflection, analysis, dialogue and positive strategies for change. Learn more about the featured speakers and see the full schedule here
  6. Publish your work in the IdeaFest Journal. This journal is an annual, peer-reviewed journal that showcases the work of faculty, staff, and students at Cal Poly Humboldt. The journal is an outgrowth of Cal Poly Humboldt’s IdeaFest, a day-long event which celebrates the collaborative research and creative projects of faculty and students from across campus. The journal is open to all members of the Cal Poly Humboldt community, regardless of involvement in ideaFest events. Deadline for submissions is Dec. 3. See here for more details.

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