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Multicultural Affairs, Diversity and Engagement Center

MADE Center at BCC

About the Multicultural, Diversity and Engagement (MADE) Center

The MADE Center is designed for the members of the Berkshire Community College (BCC) community to learn about, explore and challenge notions of diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging.

Resources

  • Trainings Offered:
    • Where am I in Diversity?
    • Queer and Ally Training
    • Microaggression Session
  • Request training! If you would like a specific training, please email Sarah Blizzard to get information on what we can offer.

Contact Us

Sarah Blizzard, Coordinator
sblizzard@berkshirecc.edu

SBA 116

Mondays: remote
Tuesdays – Fridays: in office
8:30 a.m – 4:30 p.m.

Spring Trainings!

  • Where am I in Diversity? (one-hour session)
    • Tuesday, January 31, 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
    • Thursday, February 16, 9 – 10 a.m.
    • Monday, March 20, 10 – 11 a.m. (virtual)
    • Wednesday, April 19, 2 – 3 p.m.
  • Queer and Ally Training (two-hour session)
    • Tuesday, Feb. 14, 10 a.m. – noon
    • Thursday, March 23, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
    • Tuesday, April 11, 10 a.m. – noon
    • Thursday, May 4, 2 – 4 p.m.
  • Microaggression Session (one-hour session)
    • Wednesday, Feb. 8, 9 – 10 a.m.
    • Wednesday, March 8, 1 – 2 p.m.
    • Tuesday, April 25, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
    • Monday, May 1, noon – 1 p.m. (virtual)

Work with Us!

Apply to be a MADE Ambassador

A MADE Ambassador is a current BCC student serving as the student ambassador for the MADE Center, helping support programming and events. The MADE Ambassador should be available to work during regular business hours (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday) for approximately six hours per week. Tasks include the following:

  • Serve as official ambassador of the MADE Center;
  • Support the planning, creation, and running of cultural programs and events;
  • Assist with marketing requests;
  • Represent MADE during in-person and virtual events; and
  • Work with supervisor to create a monthly newsletter and/or blog.

If you would like to apply, please email a current resume and letter of interest to Sarah Blizzard (sblizzard@berkshirecc.edu).

Spring Happenings

  • Lunar New Year (Jan. 22)
  • Black History Month (February)
  • Women's History Month (March)
  • Autism Acceptance Week (March 27 – April 3)
  • Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month (May)
  • PRIDE (June)