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"Five Keys to Supporting a Child with Autism"

The Master of Social Work Student Association is hosting guest speaker Alyson Beytien, behavior apecialist for the Mercy Autism Center in Dubuque.. She will present “What do I do TOMORROW? Five Keys to Supporting a Child with Autism." The challenges of supporting a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder are many and the amount of research and interventions currently available can be overwhelming. This presentation focuses on what everyone --- parents, teachers, extended family and support personnel – can do each day to ensure success for the child and all involved. This presentation is full of humor, reality and practical ideas. Q & A follows if time allows; refreshments provided.

Jill Stanek: An Insider's View on Abortion in Mainstream Medicine

Jill Stanek will give a presentation on the challenges she has faced from the news media and politicians for her pro-life views as a medical practitioner turned activist.  She is a major voice for life in the controversial issue of abortion and will describe her experiences in Christ Hospital in Oak Lawn, Illinois, a site where victims of failed abortions, in other words, born-alive infants, were allowed to die after delivery.  Sponsored by UNI Right to Life and St. Stephen the Witness Catholic Student Center.

Habitat for Humanity Fundraiser

On February 24th, February 25, and March 5th Habitat for Humanity is raising money for our collegiate challenge, where we will spend a week in Lakeland, Florida over Spring Break building a home for a family in need!  Mention Habitat for Humanity and have 10% of your receipt donated to our cause!  come out to Buffalo Wild Wings and help support us in raising money for the trip!

TAPP: "Rep the Runway" Fashion Show

The Textiles & Apparel Progam (TAPP) and Infiniti Enterprises present Iowa's First Fashion Week "Rep the Runway," featuring Blu Collar Clothing. The show will feature Iowa and Cedar Valley's finest designers and performances by Lyrikal, Wes B, Prophet, Killaquay, and A Spell and Stazsa. Tickets can be purchased online at eventbrite.com or at the door, and are $5 with a student ID or $10. Doors open at 8 p.m.

Tunnel of Oppression

The Tunnel of Oppression is one of our most respected and mind-opening events of the month.  It is an interactive tour designed to introduce participants to the concepts of oppression, privilege and power.  Participants are guided through a series of scenes that aim to educate and challenge them to think more deeply about issues of opression.  At the end of the tunnel, is our Room of Hope, which allows for participants to discuss their experiences and put to use their new-found knowledge in their everyday lives.

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