Fall 2017 Lunch-N-Learn Series

Lunch-N-Learn Series Fall 2017

September 2017 

  • “Disability IS Diversity”

Meet UNC Asheville's Director of Accessibility Services and discuss how disability fits into the greater idea of diversity and what it may look like on a college campus. Learn to understand disability past physical identifiers through this engaging talk! 
Facilitator: Carolyn Ogburn, Director of Academic Accessibility Services

October 2017 | Hispanic Heritage Month

  • “Understanding the Latinx Community in WNC”

Come discuss the current state of the Latinx community here in WNC. Discover what brought them here, why they stay, and what impact they make our our region! Bring your own lunch! | 750 NowPoints
Facilitator: Angélica Wind, J.D., Executive Director of Our VOICE

November 2017 | Native American History Month

  • “Native Community Health and the Skinny Repeal”

This event will focus primarily on giving attendees a brief understanding of the health issues impacting Native and Indigenous communities and how a repeal of the Affordable Care Act may impact those communities. | 750 NowPoints
Facilitator: Dr. Lisa Lefler, Director of Culturally Based Native Health Programs at Western Carolina University