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Engagement, Inclusion & Diversity at the Union

The Wisconsin Union has a dedicated Council to address ongoing engagement, inclusion and diversity (E.I.D.) efforts.

Mission 
To be the curators of and catalysts for creating a more diverse and inclusive culture at the Wisconsin Union.

Vision 
Mobilizing professional and student staff in creating substantial and lasting organizational change that celebrates diversity, embraces inclusion, and engages all employees.

Values

  • Commitment.  We are committed to furthering E.I.D. initiatives within the Wisconsin Union.
  • Understanding. We will work to increase levels of awareness and understanding of individuals and communities.
  • Respect.  We honor the viewpoints and experiences of all.
  • Transparency. We are open and candid about the work we are doing and why we are doing it.
  • People-centered.  We recognize that our human capital is our most important asset and initiatives will consider people first.

Current Council Members
Susan Dibbell
Rod Rotar
Stephanie Diaz De Leon
Jen Snyder
Jacob Hahn
Courtney Byelich
Dee Hughes
Kelly O’Loughlin

 

Resources and Events

Film Screening: Milwaukee 53206, May 7

Screening & Panel Discussion

Monday, May 7

6 to 8 p.m. 

The Marquee Cinema, Union South, 1308 W. Dayton St.

 

Panelists

  • Professor Cecelia Klingele, UW-Madison's Law School and La Follette School faculty affiliate
  • Frank Davis, community organizer, MOSES
  • Davette Baker, decarceration organizer, Citizen Action Wisconsin, and board member, Women's March Wisconsin

Milwaukee 53206 shows the daily realities of people affected by mass incarceration in the United States. Through the intimate stories of three 53206 residents, the film demonstrates the high toll mass incarceration takes on individuals and families. The film also illuminates the story of people from across the United States who live with the daily effects of excessive jail sentences.

Wisconsin Union 2016-17 Report

Read about efforts the WU EID team worked on and completed in the 2016-17 academic year.

Annual Report

2016-17 Union Summary for VCFA

Read more about what the Union did in 2016-17 as reported to the VCFA.

2016-17 Summary

2017-18 Union EID Annual Plan

Find out what the Union's EID Council has planned for 2018.

2017-18 Annual Plan

EID 2018 FAQs

Here are Frequently Asked Questions prepared by the VCFA EID team.

EID FAQs 2018