Learn about government contracting and obtaining the necessary certifications for your small and/or diverse business. This event will feature speakers who are experts in the field of government contracting and provide all the information you need to successfully navigate government regulations in the State of Illinois.

Wednesday, February 2, 2022, Online
Authors Jessica Krim, EdD, and Jennifer Hernandez, PhD, argue that equitable education begins when we remove white supremacy from our teacher preparation programs. Sixty-seven years after Brown v. Board of Education, public education is more segregated and entrenched in white supremacy than in the Jim Crow Era of this nation.

Wednesday, February 9, 2022, Edwardsville Public Library
The economic impacts of systemic racism amplify inequality, especially generationally. A new economics course at SIUE is considering how racism and discrimination impact our economic lives in a variety of ways.

Wednesday, February 23, 2022, Online
Learn how to have a successful financial life with an abundance of information provided by First Community Credit Union. You will learn the difference between a bank and a credit union, and discuss banking terminology used today. You will also learn how to keep a budget and how to utilize the products and services of your financial institution to do so.

April 6-27, 2022, Offered as Online via Zoom and In-Person Options
In today's world, where we have been asked to reconcile with a collective past full of ignorance and malice, Tom Foster, PhD, professor of physics at SIUE, will reflect on his journey from a small-town and a very conservative male upbringing through Black Lives Matter, critical race theory, #metoo and LGBTQIA+ allyship.

Thursday, February 10, 2022, Online