University of Wisconsin - Green Bay

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Diversity Events & Entertainment Resources

UW-Green Bay Resources

Green Bay Film Society
The Green Bay Film Society is a non-profit community group dedicated to bringing international and independent films to N.E. Wisconsin and to engaging in discussion of film.
(920) 465-2097
Contact: David Coury
gbfilm@uwgb.edu

Nia Africa/African American Dance/Drumming Group
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
WH 416
2420 Nicolet Drive
Green Bay, WI 54311-7001
Contact: Juliet Cole (920)465-5094 or (920)465-5555
Contact: Louise King (920)406-1387
This group promotes an appreciation of diversity through the practice and performance of African-style dancing and drumming. The drummers are the core of the group; for, it is through them that the dancers are able to tell a story to the audience. Contact for performance schedule or to get involved.

Philosopher’s Café
Philosophers’ Cafés are public forums held at local coffee shops and pubs in which community members engage in open, friendly, and respectful dialogue in a relaxed and informal setting. We will discuss topics ranging from traditional philosophical problems to pressing contemporary issues. Topics will be introduced and discussions moderated by faculty from either St. Norbert College or UW-Green Bay.

Polynesian Dance Group
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
2420 Nicolet Drive
Green Bay, WI 54311-7001
(920) 465-2724
Contact: Elizabeth Hessler
Contact this group if interested in performance schedule or getting involved, or for learning more about the Polynesian culture and history.

Community Resources

Brown County MLK Celebration
Contact this web site and planning committee if you are interested in learning more about or getting involved in the annual celebration in Brown County.

Chamber of Commerce-Green Bay Diversity Committee
(920) 593-3417
Contact: Celestine Jeffries
The diversity committee of the Chamber of Commerce was formed to serve area businesses owned by ethnic or racial minorities, women, veterans and disabled persons. We also serve companies seeking to improve their recruitment, retention and development of talented minority employees.

Harmony Café
1660 W Mason Street
Green Bay, WI 54303
(920) 569-1593
Contact: harmonycafe@gwicc.org
Visit the Harmony Café if you are interested in a safe and peaceful performance and café venue that celebrates diversity of people, ideas and activities. Harmony Café values all people and helps to lead the creation of a better community where:

  • The arts & culture are accessible and vital;
  • All people realize their unique gifts and leadership potential;
  • Ideas are exchanged freely and people learn, grow and are challenged;
  • The Check it at the Door Declaration inspires us all to create safe spaces here and throughout our community

Latino Dance Group
East High School
1415 E Walnut Street
Green Bay, WI 54302
(920) 448-2090
Contact: Debbie Peterson
Performance group specializing in latin dances. Contact for performance schedule or to get involved.

Northeast Wisconsin Pride Alive Festival
Annual one-day summer celebration of the LGBTQ community in Northeast Wisconsin which is organized by NEW Pride to present a positive LGBTQ presence in the Green Bay area. The festival includes music, entertainment, food, beverages, and vendor booths.

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College International Film Series
Free film series open to the community with films highlighting international and diverse plots, settings, subject matter, and /or are produced by international film companies. All films are shown on the NWTC campus.
Click here to see the films

Oneida Nation Arts Program
P.O. Box 365
Oneida, WI 54155
(920)490-3830
Contact: Beth Bashara, Director
is the only Native American tribal arts agency in the country, located in Oneida, Wisconsin, and it promotes and nurtures artists in music, fine arts, dance, drama, and literature. Contact this group if interested in classes, children’s programs, or grants to bring Native American artists into the classrooms.

Sacred Leader-Singers of Oneida
Oneida Nation
(920)869-3020
Contact: Dennis or David Danforth
Contact this group if interested in learning more about the Oneida culture and the arts.

Diversity Connections

 
 

"We all should know that diversity makes for a rich tapestry, and we must understand that all the threads of the tapestry are equal in value no matter what their color."

  • — Maya Angelou
  • Autobiographer, poet

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