The Center for Democracy and Civic Life’s Dinner with Friends programs bring students, faculty, staff, and alumni together for engaging, facilitated small-group conversations about issues affecting our campus community. This semester’s Dinner with Friends program is special because for the first time in three years, we will actually provide a catered dinner for the participants (the programs since 2020 have taken place virtually). You will spend the evening enjoying good food, sharing stories, learning about each other's experiences, and discussing how we can move forward together.Choose to join a facilitated small-group conversation about one of the following discussion topics:
Space at this Dinner with Friends program is limited, so please reserve your spot as soon as possible. Click here to RSVP. We will accept RSVPs until all spots have been reserved (but no later than February 16).
- Enacting equity and justice at UMBC
- Mental health as a component of well-being at UMBC
- Creating community at UMBC so people can be real, open, and authentic
- Enhancing weekend/social life at UMBC
- Inclusion at UMBC, with respect to religion, belief, and spirituality
Dinner with Friends is organized by the Center for Democracy and Civic Life in collaboration with Initiatives for Identity, Inclusion & Belonging (i3b), Retriever Integrated Health, and the Student Government Association.