Notre Dame: Unfiltered to take place September 24

As part of Race Relations Week, Notre Dame Student Government will be hosting Notre Dame: Unfiltered on Tuesday, September 24 at 7 p.m. in the LaFortune Student Center Ballroom.

College has the potential to be the best time of our lives, but everyone faces challenges throughout their four years. Though Notre Dame offers resources to assist students of historically marginalized backgrounds, these resources can often be hard to find during the craze of the academic year. By channeling student leaders’ own experiences and combining this information with illustrative monologues from past Show Some Skin performances, ND: Unfiltered aims to shed light on subjects of mental health, sexual violence, race, socioeconomic status, ability, and LGBTQ+ life while pointing students toward the many resources available to them.

Notre Dame: Unfiltered will encourage dialogue through discussions about campus climate and resources, connecting students to leaders actively involved in these areas. Show Some Skin monologues provide immediate, first-person narratives to encourage feelings of solidarity and empathy while also provoking tough questions. Student leaders, aided by suggested topics prepared beforehand, will sit at tables alongside audience members to lead discussion. The leaders will also answer questions generated by the audience and submitted anonymously, allowing students to poise questions to well-informed upperclassmen aware of the nuances of such experiences and resources. Topics addressed would include campus climate and resources, both administrative offices and student organizations, surrounding each subject.

The event is cosponsored by the Gender Relations Center, Multicultural Student Programs and Services, Office of Student Enrichment, Diversity Council, PrismND, BridgeND, and Access-Able.

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Contact:

Aaron Benavides
Director of Communications
abenavi3@nd.edu

Nicholas Ottone
Director of University Policy
nottone@nd.edu