Poster for the Tunnel of Oppression event at CSUEB on Feb. 19-21.

The CSUEB Diversity Center and Peer Advocates will host "Tunnel of Oppression" on Feb. 19-21. (Photo: ASI)

Step out from the 'Tunnel of Oppression,' Feb. 19-21

  • February 12, 2013 5:00am

Cal State East Bay's Diversity Center and Peer Advocates for Wellness (PAW) will host Tunnel of Oppression, a new campus event that will give students an opportunity to experience and understand oppression as it relates to domestic violence, heterosexism, body issues, ableism, and racism.

Students will be guided through a series of scenes that aim to educate and challenge them to think more deeply about issues of oppression. At the end of the tour, participants are provided with the opportunity to discuss their experiences with each other. Facilitators help participants reflect on their experiences and put their newfound knowledge to use in their everyday lives.

Student will have the opportunity to join this empowering in the New Union on:

Tuesday, Feb. 19 11am-6pm

Wednesday, Feb. 20 9am-5pm

Thursday, Feb. 21. 9am-2pm

For information contact Peer Advocates for Wellness at (510) 885-2356 or jennifer.miranda@csueastbay.edu.

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