Office of Multicultural Affairs
Adriana Almanza, assistant director for the Office of Multicultural Affairs, is passionate about advocating for undocumented students and recently helped a coalition receive its first grant to support that work.
Feb 19, 2020
A member of the exonerated Central Park Five and a faculty member who directed and produced a documentary about the Flint water crisis will be keynote speakers during a week of events on campus that commemorate the life of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Dec 10, 2019
Marc Grossman, former press secretary for César E. Chávez, is the keynote speaker for a Grand Valley event celebrating the life of Chávez, a labor leader and civil rights activist who co-founded the National Farm Workers Association in 1962.
Mar 18, 2019
Grand Valley will host the annual Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Celebration with a series of events through April.
Feb 8, 2019
A discussion about the Grand Rapids riots, a musical tribute to Black Gospel, and the history of Black Islam are just a few of the events planned throughout the month of February to celebrate Black History Month at Grand Valley.
Feb 4, 2019
Grand Valley alumna Shannon Cohen told an audience of mostly students that she didn't learn about equity and justice only in college classes.
Jan 23, 2019
David Stovall, professor at the University of Illinois-Chicago, contends that when people consider Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. many think only of the man who gave the "I Have a Dream" speech in Washington, D.C., in 1963.
Jan 21, 2019