social justice

2018 Apr 17

Islamic Awareness Week- Boston College

(All day)

Location: 

Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
Boston College MSA is proud to announce the 5th annual Islamic Awareness week, which is an initiative to unite the Boston College Community in appreciation and celebration of Muslims and Muslim culture and tradition. This year, Islamic Awareness Week's events center around the understanding and exploration of the hijab, Islamic art, and the Muslim student experience on campus as well as examining Islamophobia both on campus and around the United States. Islamic Awareness Week: https://www.facebook.com/events/624349311237406/ Tuesday: Hijab Booth 11am-2pm on O'Neill Lawn Read more about Islamic Awareness Week- Boston College
2017 Aug 13

Sonia David: Hue-manism: How Color Matters

(All day)

Location: 

30 John F. Kennedy St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Growing up as a kid of color in a predominantly white community, Sonia David, former HDS Field intern and friend of the Humanist Hub, says she thought she was saved by the gift of the doctrine of colorblindness. That is, until she realized that her identity and experiences were being erased. Join Sonia for a conversation about how we can create and sustain a vibrant, inclusive community. Sonia David is a graduate of Harvard Divinity School class of 2016. She is young professional working in the fields of health & wellness and diversity & inclusion.
2017 Jul 30

Lillian Medville: Social Justice Is Personal

(All day)

Location: 

30 John F. Kennedy St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Your Privilege Is Showing is a facilitated social justice card game focusing on sexism, racism, and privilege. The fundamental philosophy of YPIS is that systems of oppression (sexism, racism, privilege, ableism, classism, among others) are both deeply personal and universal. We have all, no matter who we are, internalized and participated these systems, and are hurt by them in some way. But we don’t talk about them. And if we can't talk about them we can't even begin to understand our part in them. Lillian Medville is the creator and facilitator of Your Privilege is Showing. She has brought... Read more about Lillian Medville: Social Justice Is Personal