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UMBC Giving Day 2023

Dear friends of i3b (old, new, and soon-to-be!),

It's giving day at UMBC! What can we do in 36 hours? Contribute to #umbc #BlackAndGoldRush and see what's possible when we work together. This Giving Day we invite you to join our community of radical love and belonging by giving to the i3b fund this Giving Day.

When you give to i3b, you support students finding belonging in identity-based spaces across campus, like The Mosaic: Center for Cultural Diversity, The Pride Center, and the Gathering Space for Spiritual Well-Being. Your gift also funds programs that help students develop skills needed to dialogue across difference and become more equitable and inclusive community leaders.
  • Support initiatives like the Interact Dialogues Program, Your Story Belongs Here theater collaboration and annual graduation celebrations like the Lavender Graduation & Scholarship and the Black & Latin/e/x Graduation Celebration
  • Support the expansion of religious and spiritual student resources and programming
  • Support LGBTQ outreach programming and Pride Center beautification by giving to the LGBTQ Outreach fund
Read our full letter HERE!

A contribution of any amount will make a significant difference. bell hooks told us, Without love, our efforts to liberate ourselves and our world community from oppression and exploitation are doomed. This thinking grounds our community and our commitment in radical love and belonging. Whether you decide to give today or not, we hope we can now consider you friends of i3b…. Friends who will join us as we strive to co-create a more socially just world.

Please also consider supporting other programs and initiatives in UMBC's Division of Student Affairs that help students to get involved, develop leadership skills, build thriving relationships and communities, and access support in challenging times. See this post for a list of these initiatives. Donate by visiting blackandgoldrush.umbc.edu.

With appreciation,
Jasmine, Ciara, Adam, Angelina, Carlos, Matt & Drew

Posted: March 1, 2023, 12:17 PM