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Multicultural Conference Celebrates Diversity

The 2013 Multicultural Conference will feature entertainment, workshops and networking opportunities.
Participants in the 2012 Multicultural Conference, titled
Participants in the 2012 Multicultural Conference, titled "Differences Affirmed: Making a Global Impact in Our Community."

The San Diego State University Office of Intercultural Relations will host the 2013 Multicultural Conference on Friday, April 26 and Saturday, April 27.

This year’s Conference theme is “The Road to Cultural Competency: What Road Are you on?” The Multicultural Conference is a dynamic and interactive development opportunity that gives participants the essential components and strategies needed to function in a multicultural society.

Conference focus

The conference will focus on four central components for competency: awareness, sensitivity, knowledge and skills and will feature entertainment, workshops and networking opportunities.

Students enrolled in the Cultural Competency Certificate Program will conduct a student symposium.

A closer look

The guiding foundation for the conference is to cover issues of African diaspora, LGBT, women and an encompassing cross cultural education.

The conference will take a closer look at diversity, racism, sexism and the response of multicultural America.

Conference details

There will be an opening ceremony and cultural festival held at the Parma Payne Goodall Alumni Center featuring the Pacific Islander Student Association's Luau on Friday, April 26.

Presentations and workshops as well as a stroll-off competition co-hosted with Phi Beta Sigma fraternity will be held at the Extended Studies Center on Saturday, April 27.

Event registration is available online and payment must be submitted to the SDSU’s Cashiers Office. For more information please visit the conference web site.

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