Mocc facebookWinona State University and Full Spectrum will host the Minnesota OUT! Campus Conference (MOCC) Friday, Nov. 13, through Sunday, Nov. 15, in Kryzsko Commons.

MOCC provides an opportunity for students, staff, faculty, alumni and the community in the Midwest to engage in active discussions and activism surrounding lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans*, queer, intersex and asexual persons on academic campuses and in the community.

The theme of this year’s convention is “Equity as a Human Right: The Evolution from Equality to Equity.”

Participants will engage in workshops, panels and keynote addresses, featuring CeCe McDonald, Michael Hughes and TEACH Alliance.

Visit the MOCC website for more information on lodging, maps & parking, food, volunteer opportunities and more information about the conference.

Attendance is free, but registration is required. Registration can be found online and must be completed by Oct. 30.

This event is a part of WSU’s 2015-16 University Theme, Equity as a Human Right: Building Inclusive Community.

The 2015-16 University Theme, Equity as a Human Right: Building Inclusive Community, is about upholding people’s rights, valuing diversity, challenging intolerance, and making institutional change around issues of social justice. For WSU and its communities, partnering around a university theme has proven to be an effective strategy for bringing faculty, staff, students, and community members to the engagement table. The year-long focus will enable students, faculty, staff, and members of the wider Winona and Rochester communities to explore the intersections of identities, cultures, and abilities.

For direct information about this conference contact MOCC@mncampusalliance.org.

For more information about the conference at WSU contact Full Spectrum at FullSpectrum@winona.edu.

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