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University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

NEWS RELEASE

News Bureau Schofield Hall 201 Eau Claire, WI 54702
phone: (715) 836-4741
fax: (715) 836-2900

Tunnel of Oppression Program
To Take Place Nov. 13-14

MAILED: Oct. 30, 2002

         EAU CLAIRE  The eighth annual Tunnel of Oppression held at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire will take place Wednesday, Nov. 13, and Thursday, Nov. 14.
         This year the nationally recognized tunnel is located in the Council Fire Room, Davies Center. Free 30-minute tours will run from 5 to 9 p.m.
         Making Our School An Intercultural Community sponsors the interactive program to raise awareness and educate people about the different types of oppression found in today’s society. During the tour participants will be subjected to scenes depicting racism, domestic abuse, sexual violence, homophobia, religious intolerance, disability discrimination and body image prejudice.
         Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to take a tour of the tunnel. Afterward, participants can discuss the feelings and thoughts provoked by the experience.
         MOSAIC is a Housing and Residence Life task force devoted to diversity education at UW-Eau Claire and in the Eau Claire community.
         For more information, contact Martin Gentry, Katharine Thomas hall director, at (715) 836-4386 or at gentrymc@uwec.edu.
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UW-Eau Claire Home  News Bureau
Judy Berthiaume
UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
Schofield 201
(715) 836-4741
newsbur@uwec.edu

Updated: October 30, 2002