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  • Monday, November 23, 2020

    • Career Ambassador Outreach Meetings Time: 11:30am - 12:30pm Locations: Online (Zoom) Details: Do you have questions about how Career Services can help you with your career planning? Wondering what resources are best for you and where to start? Drop by our virtual career outreach event to speak with Aria Ma, the student Career Ambassador for Career Services, to ask any questions you may have. Join each meeting using this Zoom link: https://howardcc.zoom.us/j/6679136004
       
       
    • Indigenous Nations and What We Still Have Yet to Learn (Diversity Index # 0381 Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm Locations: Online Details:

      The United States has long engaged in an extermination policy when it comes to Indigenous peoples within its borders. Initially the extermination was a literal one – killing Indigenous people was a deliberate policy and process in the United States. More recently, however, this policy of extermination occurs in the nation’s educational system.

      Stereotyping of Indigenous people is but one of the mechanisms through which the process of colonization is propagated and maintained. One explanation for using “Indian” images stems from the idea that the United States has worked diligently to create a myth of its founding, thereby absolving itself and its citizens of any wrong doing. When a master narrative operates on a national level it equals a state-created and sanctioned myth. Stereotypes, mascots, “pretendians,” plastic shamans – all of these reinforce the idea that whites believe they control the narrative in relation to Indigenous people because they conquered the Natives. The educational system in the United States contributes to this master narrative by erasing Indigenous people and creating a false nostalgia for the past, one that justifies their role in the genocide of Indigenous peoples perpetrated by the United States while simultaneously positioning themselves as blameless and the true occupiers of the U.S.

      It is important to examine what we “know” about Indigenous people in the United States in order to make visible that which the United States is desperately trying to hide – its own culpability in genocide.

       
       
    • Dragon Mondays: The Power of Understanding Your Personal Brand Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm Locations: Zoom Details: Dragon Mondays are leadership workshops designed to develop your leadership skills.  Hear from Candace dePass, assistant director of the Silas Craft Collegians Program at HCC, as she shares her journey to discovering her personal brand. This interactive session will cover the basics of building a personal brand, how to develop a brand statement, and how understanding your brand plays an important role in leadership, setting you apart, and attracting the employers or clients you want.  
       
       
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