Welcome to our listing of events that support our institution's efforts related to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
October 26, 2020 from 10:00-11:30am via Zoom
As we face a global pandemic, deepening economic crisis and the spectre of state authoritarianism haunting countries across the globe, we take courage from the many student movements that are at the forefront of demands for democratic change. The new wave of student activism and youth-led movements represent radical visions for racial and gender justice, and are linked to struggles of workers, indigenous peoples’ and other marginalized communities. As these movements face state repression in response to nonviolent protests, the need to strengthen solidarity across borders is all the more urgent.
October 28, 2020 at 12:00pm
The School of Public Health and Health Sciences and its partners in the Western Massachusetts Health Equity Network, in collaboration with the New England Public Health Training Center, welcome Loretta Ross, activist and co-founder of the Reproductive Justice Movement, for a conversation on human rights and public health, reproductive health justice, and white supremacy. The webinar is part of a series of virtual conversations related to racism as a public health crisis, and the second of three featuring Ross, a visiting associate professor in the Program for the Study of Women and Gender at Smith College.
October 28, 12:00pm
Film screening of Singing Our Way to Freedom followed by a dialogue with Film Director Paul Espinosa.