Creating connections, building community

Throughout the year, C + V hosts events, speakers, webinars, and discussions and carries out various initiatives to create connections and build a sense of belonging at the University of Denver. Especially in this virtual time, C + V is working to create programs and events that help our community feel connected and supported. 

If you have an event idea, we would love to hear it! Please email CommunityPlusValues@du.edu to connect with us.

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C+V Community Talk in Partnership with Heritage Months: Disability Employment Awareness Month

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October is National Disability Employment Awareness month and is honored each year to acknowledge the valuable impact that people with varied disabilities make in the workplace. Join us in conversation during the October 28 C+V Community Talk in Partnership with Heritage Months as we reflect on the varied contributions of disabled persons, learn about ensuring access to employment and education, and hear stories of living life without limiting beliefs.

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

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Past Event: Special Edition C+V Community Talk: The Veteran Experience & Afghanistan

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As the world watched Afghanistan swiftly fall to Taliban control, American and Allied Veterans, Servicemembers and their families experienced a wide range of feelings, emotions, and reactions. Join us for a special edition Community Talk, where panelists will discuss personal and professional experiences of America’s longest war drawing to an abrupt close. 

 

Recording coming soon!

Resources:

 

  • Veterans Crisis Hotline 1-800-273-8255 text 838255
  • Colorado Crisis Services 1-844-493-8255
  • Local Rocky Mountain VA Medical Center-303-399-8020
  • Denver Vet Center-303-326-0645
  • Cohen Military Family Clinic- (303) 724-4255
  • DU’s Sturm Center-303-871-7942-we provide culturally-competent and evidence-based care to Veterans, SMs and their families for DU and the community across Colorado.  You can also go onto our website and sign up for an initial appt at https://psychology.du.edu/clinics/sturm-center.
  • If you are a DU Veteran, SM or family member-reach out to Damon Vine, Director of Veterans Services and visit the lounge in the Community Commons building on DU campus.

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Past Event: C+V Community Talk in Partnership with Heritage Months: LGBTQIA+ Community and the Intersectionality of our Histories

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In tandem with National Coming Out Day (10/11), Spirit Day (10/20) and Ally Weeks, the month of October holds significant space and recognition for the LGBTQIA+ community. Blossoming from its initial goals of commemoration and calls to action, LGBTQIA+ History Month has now taken on the approach to highlight and celebrate exemplary role models from the community.  

Join us in conversation during the 10/14 C+V panel event to listen how the learning, unlearning and relearning of our shared and unique histories provides the potential for healing and wholeness.  

11:30am - 12:30pm

Video recording coming soon!

Resources:

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Past Event: C+V Community Talk in Partnership with Heritage Months: An Inclusive Future for Latinx People in Colorado

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By 2050, Latinx individuals will be the largest share of Colorado’s racial and ethnic minority population. What does the future look like for the Latinx community in Colorado? How do we work together to address the inequities that impact the Latinx community? How do we conserve our traditions and identity when people are getting displaced from their communities? 

Join us for a discussion about navigating the future in Colorado as a Latinx community members. 

11:30am - 12:30pm

Recording coming soon!

Take action: The DU Latino Alumni Association (DULAA) invites you to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of the Hispanic and Latinx community by making a gift to the DULAA Endowed Scholarship during National Hispanic Heritage Month. Visit Giving Page>

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2021 Fall Quarter DU Days

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Rock your DU merch and show your pride on Fridays, and you could win a gift card if our staffers see you wearing it!

When: Every Friday between September 24th and November 19th
Where: DU Campus-wide

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Past Event: C+V Community Talk: Coming Back Together: A Celebration of our DU Community

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We want to take a moment to be together in community as we kick off our first C+V Community Talk of the new academic year. We want to celebrate together, recognize those who we have lost, talk about lessons learned, and think through as a community about how we navigate the highs and lows of it all together, as DU. 

11:30am - 12:30pm

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2021 Fall Quarter C+V, Office of the Provost, & 4D Community Wellness Hours

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With our return back to campus, we want to celebrate being in community together again. Come have a snack or drink on us every Tuesday and Thursday and chat with fellow community members!

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Coming Back Together as a DU Community: Fall 2021

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Find events, programs, resources, and more to get connected at DU!


As we all come back together in community this fall, we know that many want to celebrate together while also look for community and supports during this transition to this 'new normal. Therefore, in order to serve the community and help each other feel connected during these times, Community + Values has compiled a list of programs, events, and resources for the DU community.

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Meet our 2021-2022 C+V Graduate Fellows

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Meet the 2021-2022 C+V Graduate Fellows! Learn more about their experiences and how they'll be co-leading the work of C+V.

Hibah Ahmad

Andrea Hernandez Perez

DJ Hightower

Ryan Rose

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C+V is Hiring 2021-2022 Graduate Fellows

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The Community + Values Graduate Fellows for the Office of the Provost will serve as the project management support for the initiative as a whole. The Community + Values initiative is an initiative to build community and a sense of belonging and to explore what values we hold. We carry out this work through different events, programs, initiatives, and communications.

Visit the link below to learn more about this fellowship opportunity. The priority deadline for first applicant reviews is August 6, 2021. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to email Chase McNamee, Sr. Project Manager at chase.mcnamee@du.edu.

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C+V Summer 2021 Community Check-in

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Greetings from the C+V Team! As the summer progresses, we hope that each of you are finding time for recharge as we move towards another academic year. As we prepare for this fall, our C+V team wants to ensure that our events and initiatives stay relevant to the present needs of the community. We never want to lose sight of our mission of increasing sense of belonging, inclusivity, and shared values on campus.

These consistently changing times bring new circumstances, and we want to expand our understanding of what community members are interested in exploring together. Please complete the linked survey to share your voice!

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Past Partnership Event: Celebrating Pride: Centering the LGBTQ+ Student Experience at DU

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Curious about how to better serve LGBTQ+ students at DU? Student, staff and faculty have great power in shaping the experience for LGBTQ+ folks on college campuses. Hear from current and former students about their personal journey and how we all can make a positive impact for this student community at this C+V Community Talk.