This is a photo of our four staff members and the four Ballet Folklorico Mexico Azteca performers at the Fall 2017 Mexican Independence Day Celebration event. The four performers are wearing traditional Folklorico dance attire.

Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging

Heritage and History Months

The Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Office cares that you receive a quality experience at UW-River Falls. We are working on designing programs on campus that reflect all of our students' identities, histories, and cultures. Our programming will be intentionally focused on validating the experiences and stories of multicultural students and their families, diversifying the core of our conversations, perspectives, and stories told.

We want to honor and celebrate:

Black/African American History Month (February)

Women's History Month (March)
- International Women's Day (March 8)

Asian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month (May)

Jewish American Heritage Month (May)

LGBT Pride Month (June)
- Legalization of Same-Sex Marriage in the United States (June 26, 2015)
- Stonewall Riots Anniversary (June 28)

Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 - October 15)

Indigenous Peoples Day (October)
- Resolution on the University of Wisconsin-River Falls Land Acknowledgment

LGBT History Month (October)
- National Coming Out Day (October 11)

Native American Heritage Month (November)

Transgender Awareness Week (November 14-20)
- Trans Day of Remembrance (November 20)

Trans Day of Visibility (March 31)

Nov. 20 is International Trans Day of Remembrance.


Contact Us

Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging


M - F, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

269 Rodli Hall