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Posted on: August 31, 2010

[ARCHIVED] Bismarck Human Relations Committee to Begin "Diversity University" Series

The Bismarck Human Relations Committee will kick-off “Diversity University”, Putting “U” in Community, a series beginning Thursday, September 2, and continuing each week throughout the month of September through Thursday September 23, 2010. Each weekly event will be held at 7:00 p.m. at the Bismarck Public Library, 515 North Fifth Street. The events are FREE of charge and the public is welcome and invited to attend.

September 2 – “The Brain is Part of the Body: Equal Treatment and Equal Opportunity”
A discussion on mental health issues. Presented by Susan Helgeland, Executive Director of Mental Health America of ND.

September 9 - “Overcoming Barriers: A Hispanic Perspective”Presented by Emily Bonilla Gonzalez, Natural Resources Conservation Service Soil Conservationist, Hispanic Emphasis Program Manager

September 16 - “A Place At the Table”
Attention to gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) issues. Presented by Brenda Eslinger

September 23 – To be Announced

The mission of the Human Relations Committee is to protect and promote the personal dignity of all Bismarck citizens and to eliminate any discriminatory barriers that prevent them from reaching their full human potential.

For more information call 701-355-1300.

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