"Tunnel of Oppression" headlines "Enough is Enough Week" at Fairfield University

"Tunnel of Oppression" headlines "Enough is Enough Week" at Fairfield University

Fairfield University
A Tunnel of Oppression, designed to increase awareness of issues of privilege, oppression, and social justice, is a simulated exercise that lets viewers feel forms of oppression and discrimination, then reflect on what they or their global peers may be doing to contribute to the problem.

Originally founded at Western Illinois University in 1993, the Tunnel of Oppression is a national diversity initiative.

When: Wednesday, April 14 from 3 to 6 p.m. and Thursday, April 15 from noon to 3 p.m.

Where: Oak Room in the John A. Barone Campus Center

Who: Sponsored by University Activities, Residence Life, New Student Programs, Student Diversity Programs, Career Planning, Dean of Student Development, Living & Learning, Mission & Identity, 12 to 21 Educational Consulting, Division of Administrative & Student Affairs, the Earl W. and Hildagund A. Brinkman Private Charitable Foundation, and the Center for Academic Excellence.

Media Contact: Traci Dantoni, Class of 2010, (203) 254-4000, ext. 2647, traci.dantoni@student.fairfield.edu

Posted On: 04-14-2010 10:04 AM

Volume: 42 Number: 269