Join the Multicultural Center, in collaboration with the Counseling Center and Atlanta Pride, for Queer Destress Fest, a monthly series that focuses on factors that may contribute to stress, anxiety and other issues within LGBTQIQA and varying gender communities. Tools and resources are provided to students that help them navigate their educational journeys.
Are you a Woman of Color? LGBTQ? Could you benefit from a mentor or support network at GSU? The Community Connections Program (C2) is a unique opportunity designed for YOU to feel a sense of belonging and help you be successful from college to career. Engage in personal growth, leadership development, career readiness and more.
The Community Connections Mentoring Program (C2) is a unique opportunity designed for YOU to feel a sense of belonging and help you dive deeper into your identity and community as a member of the LGBTQ+ community. Through a facilitated curriculum on what it means to develop resiliency as a member of the LGBTQ+ community, you’ll have the opportunity to engage in personal growth, leadership development, and more. You can expect access to campus programs, events, and services only for program participants.
Culture Café is designed to highlight culture and heritage while providing students support services by promoting resources and events provided by our office and other campus partners. We offer goody bags and resources for students who visit our table and join our department listserv. This event will highlight Halloween.
Georgia State is celebrating Native American Heritage Month with special events throughout the month of November. Through the Native American Heritage Month page you can find more information about the heritage month, events and other celebrations happening throughout Atlanta and the greater area.
Native American Heritage Month
Native American Heritage Month is a time to celebrate, recognize, and inform the public about the cultures, traditions, histories, art, and contributions of Native Americans/American Indians and Alaska Natives. The month was first designated in the United States in 1990.
Such recognition, however, dates back further with state and organizational recognition of Indigenous peoples days and commemorations occurring at the turn of the twentieth century.
Gather: The International Thanksgiving
Gather around the table for our International Thanksgiving Feast as we learn about the true history of thanksgiving, thanksgiving around the world and why we give thanks! Celebrated with traditional thanksgiving foods, and festive activities, this Friendsgiving event is something you don't want to miss.
The Multicultural Center offers educational programs that are interactive and aim to create an inclusive campus climate where individuals and communities feel welcome, valued, affirmed and respected. These activities are delivered in the form of presentations, workshops, lectures/speakers and discussion-based programs designed to educate and engage students on various diversity and inclusion topics. Participants will become more culturally competent members of the Georgia State University community.
Upcoming Workshop - SAFE ZONE II: TGNC AWARENESS & ALLY TRAINING
Join the Multicultural Center for an interactive workshop on allyship and advocacy for the Trans and Gender Non-Conforming (TGNC) community. In this workshop, you will learn the history, common vocabulary and lived experiences of TGNC communities and how you can best advocate creating a more equitable society!
Through the Multicultural Center, you can enhance your student experience by taking advantage of the many programs and services that we provide. For up-to-date information about our programs and services, check out Multicultural Center - Panther Involvement Network (PIN) (gsu.edu). You can also engage with us on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook. From discussion programs to heritage month celebrations, we have something that everyone will enjoy! Also visit the DEI webpage , your one-stop destination for resources and university events that center diversity, equity, and inclusion.
The Multicultural Center’s Cultural Competency Trainings & Workshops are designed to engage, equip, challenge, and support the Georgia State community in being a more inclusive campus. Our goal is to encourage emerging leaders to be agents of change on our campus, in communities and the world beyond. This is our commitment to inclusive excellence by increasing awareness, knowledge, and skills of Georgia State students. Some opportunities include: In the (STATE) Zone Awareness and Ally trainings, inclusive of Safe Zone and TRANSformation, Allyship 101, and so many more. To view all of our workshops and trainings please visit our Education & Training webpage.
Interested in a training or workshop for your club, class or department? The Multicultural Center offers presentations which create brave spaces for participants to engage in meaningful dialogue and learning experiences. These are designed for various audiences and can be tailored to fit any group. These workshops can be done virtually or in person! To request a workshop, please complete the Workshop Request Form.
The Community Connections Mentoring Program (C2) is an opportunity for students of marginalized and underserved communities to connect with each other, meet and be mentored by university faculty, staff & community partners, and discuss topics focused on personal growth, leadership development, career readiness and social responsibility. Through this forum, students' bond through shared experience and build a community of care at Georgia State and beyond. Our cornerstone C2 groups include:
- Womxn of Color
For more information, please visit Advising and Student Success - Student Engagement (gsu.edu). To complete the application for mentees & mentors, please visit Multicultural Center Forms - Panther Involvement Network (PIN) (gsu.edu).
The Multicultural Center’s library resources have been curated to strengthen students’ knowledge around a variety of beliefs, values and experiences of diverse cultural identities and to enhance the skills they will need to work and live as global citizens and leaders in society. The Multicultural Center has a growing collection of resources focusing on specific cultural communities, culturally responsive teaching, and diversity training. The checkout process simply requires your Panther ID card. One of our signature programs is the Baldwin Book Club. If you have any questions about checking out resources from our library or any of our In the Library programs, please email us.
The center is available Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. to the Georgia State community for meetings and events by reservation request. All rooms can be reserved ahead of time by submitting a Room Reservations Form. Multicultural Center staff will be in touch by email to confirm your reservation or discuss your request further. If you have any questions, please call the Multicultural Center at (404) 413-1584, email us, or stop by between 8:30 am and 5:15 pm, Monday-Friday.
The Gender and Sexuality Resource Center (GSRC) provides services including programming, workshops, organizational support, and mentoring. Programming and services focus on all identities within the LGBTQ+ and varying gender communities. The GSRC welcomes all faculty, students and staff who would like to serve as allies for the LGBTQ+ and varying gender communities as well, or those with an interest in learning more. If you have any questions about the services, resources, and support available in the GSRC, please email us.
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The Gender and Sexuality Resource Center (GSRC) is a designated safe space for all gender and sexuality variant students, faculty and staff. Located in a separate wing of the Multicultural Center, the GSRC has technology, a study area and an overall welcoming spirit aimed to build identity awareness and academic success. The GSRC will work closely with many student organizations, departments and faculty to create enriching experiences for all who visit.
The center also features a meditation room that will also serve as a changing space for individuals a part of the trans and non-binary community.
Student Center East 206
Student Center East
Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Associate Director- Cultures, Communities & Inclusion (CCI)
LaTia Sinclair, M.S.
Tonya Cook,MS-HRD, CLC
Coordinator of Student Engagement- Global Communities
Chrissonia McCall, M.S.
Coordinator of Student Engagement- Gender & Sexuality Education
Georgia State University
P.O. Box 3973
Atlanta, GA 30302-3973
Georgia State University
Student Center East, Suite 206
55 Gilmer Street
Atlanta, GA 30303