Published October 2, 2023
The Dodge City Community College (DC3) Library is celebrating Inclusion Month with a host of related events scheduled throughout October.
Up first, at 4 p.m., on Oct. 12, the Library will host a discussion titled “Create Inclusive Spaces” with DC3 Psychology Instructors Eric Mercer and Steve Neely. Topics to be discussed include defining inclusivity, creating safe and supportive spaces, and getting the available resources to those in need.
At 6:30 p.m., on Oct. 16, the Read and CONQuer committee will host a “Mental Health and Inclusion” discussion, which will be facilitated by River Ledet, who is a licensed master social worker and owner of a holistic mental health practice in Eastern Kansas.
At 3 p.m., on Oct. 19, the Read and CONQuer committee will host a book chat on its October selection, “They Called Us Enemy,” by George Takei, which is graphic novel memoir recounting Takei’s childhood memories of being imprisoned in American concentration camps during World War II.
And to finish out the month, at 5 p.m., on Oct. 26, the Library will present the October Science Café, which is “Environmental Health in Rural Western Kansas,” presented by Mark Jakubauskas, PhD., who is the Director of Science Programs at the University of Kansas.
In addition to the above events, the Library also will host a movie and pizza night at 6 p.m., on Oct. 22.
By Lance ZieschDC3 Assistant Director of Marketing and Community Relations