• Tunnel of Oppression

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    Name: Tunnel of Oppression
    Date: November 13, 2019
    Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM EST
    Event Description:

    Fall 2019 Dates:
    Wednesday, November 13th
    Thursday, November 14th
    9:00am - 11:20am and 1:00pm - 4:00pm
    Blue Ridge Conference Center

    The Department Intercultural Affairs' Fall 2019 Tunnel of Oppression theme is The Labels We Wear: Microaggressions. Rooms will explore Mental Health, Voting/Political Climate, Mass Shootings, Access to Health Care and Body Image. Registration for individuals is recommended but not required. If you are a faculty member and would like to register your class to attend, please email ica@wcu.edu.

    The Tunnel of Oppression is an interactive, immersive presentation meant to raise awareness and explore different types of oppression. Participants will have a 25 minute guided tour through rooms representing different types of oppression. The tour finishes in the 'Room of Hope' where participants have the opportunity to reflect on their experience and emotions with trained university representatives including trained counselors from Counseling & Psychological Services.

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