All events are in Central time unless specified.

Thursday, October 27

At Work in the Community

Date: Time: 9:00 am–4:00 pm Location: Center for People in Need
This workshop will focus on you as Community Leaders, to conduct you to identifying and implementing leadership skills at work and in community settings. Drawing from the latest findings in Cultural Wisdom and Positive Psychology, participants will …
This event originated in DEI Learning Opportunities.

Nonprofit in Residence: NeighborLNK

hosted by Student Leadership, Involvement, & Community Engagement

Date: Time: 11:00 am–1:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
The Nonprofit in Residence program enables UNL students to have volunteer and career conversations with nonprofits. Students can learn about industries, internships, and volunteer positions.
This event originated in Community Engagement.

Namahage Craft Night

Halloween With the Kawasaki Reading Room

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–6:00 pm Location: Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Join KRR for a fun night of crafting, cultural celebrations, and dinner! We will have jewelry making, pumpkin decorating, Oni painting, and more!
This event originated in Kawasaki Reading Room .

Ongoing Events

Kwanzaa

Date: Time: All Day Location: this is an observance not an event
Celebration of African-American culture, culminating in a communal feast called Karamu. Created by activist Maulana Karenga.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Diwali

Divali

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is not an event, but an observance
Major religious festival in Hinduism, Jainism, and Sikhism, lasting for five days, symbolizing the victory of light over darkness.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Birth of Bahâ’u’lláh

Date: Time: All Day Location: this is an observance not an event
Birth of Bahâ’u’lláh is one of nine holy days in the Bahá’í Faith. Evening of the 26th to the evening of the 27th.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

LGBT History Month

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
A U.S. observance started in 1994 to recognize lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender history and the history of the gay rights movement.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
This observance was launched in 1945 when Congress declared the first week in October as “National Employ the Physically Handicapped Week.” In 1998, the week was extended to a month and renamed. The annual event draws attention to employment …
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.