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UW Oshkosh student volunteers build a wall in remembrance of hate crime victims who were persecuted because of their sexual orientation or gender identity as part of the Tunnel of Oppression. The student-produced program uses a guided tour to stimulate thoughts and discussions on such topics as abilities, sexual orientation, race, gender and genocide.

The hour-long program is open 7-8 p.m. Nov. 11, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and 5-7:30 p.m. Nov. 12 and 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Nov. 13. Participants should check in at Room 227C of Reeve Memorial Union, 748 Algoma Blvd. Tours start every 15 to 20 minutes.

The follow departments and organizations contributed to the project: Hmong Student Union, Rainbow Alliance for HOPE, Residence Life, United Students in Residence Halls,  University Counseling Center and Women’s Center.

For more information about the Tunnel of Oppression, contact Lori Develice Collins, assistant director of Residence Life, at (920) 424-3212 or develice@uwosh.edu.

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