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Tunnel of Oppression

Planned every two years, in partnership with many different departments on campus, the Tunnel of Oppression, was brought to Bradley University back in 2005. This interactive event highlights contemporary issues of oppression in a creative and realistic avenue. It is designed to introduce participants to the concepts of oppression, privilege, and power by guiding them through a series of scenes. Each scene will aim to educate and challenge participants to think more deeply about issues of oppression throughout society. Here is a video that may help you get a better understanding of what this event may entail. Tunnel of Oppression 2013 Video: 

Dates for Fall 2014 Tunnel of Oppression

Dates: November 10th 12-6pm , November 11th 12-6pm, November 12th 12-6pm, , November 13th 12-3:30pm                                 

Tours will be running every 20 minutes. We encourage individuals to sign up for a tour time in advance to avoid spaces being filled when you arrive. However, you are free to come without signing up in advance, but keep in mind spaces may be filled. 

Also, if you want to experience Tunnel as a group (as a class, with friends, or as a student organization) make sure to indicate this when you sign up electronically. Our electronic sign up system allows users to select the number of spaces that want to occupy for a specific tour time.  When signing up for a group please be sure to indicate the number of people that will go through the tour with your group at a specific time. If you still have questions, please feel free to attend the informational session listed below. 

Sign up for a Tour Time Here:

Monday, November 10th, 2014: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/60B0B44A5AA28A75-tunnel/

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/60B0B44A5AA28A75-tunnel2

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/60B0B44A5AA28A75-tunnel3

Thursday, November 13th, 2014: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/60B0B44A5AA28A75-tunnel4

Interested in Volunteering for Tunnel

Volunteering information will be available once classes begin. 

ACTORS

Responsible for acting out designated tunnel scene(s)

TOUR GUIDE

Responsible for guiding participants through the Tunnel throughout its duration

FACILITATOR* (Professional Faculty/Staff Members only) 

Responsible for leading post-tunnel discussion with participants

*NOTE: ALL VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES REQUIRE ATTENDANCE AT A BRIEF TRAINING SESSION TO DISCUSS PROGRAM EXPECTATIONS.* Training dates starting will begin Sunday, November 9th time to be determined. 

If you have any other questions or concerns, please feel free to contact the Director, Frances Jones at fjc@fsmail.bradley.edu , or the Assistant Director, Norris Chase at nchase@fsmail.bradley.edu for more information.