Activism Series 2021

All events are virtual only! Links will be sent to the campus community every Monday.

By attending these events, you're agreeing to the Activism Series Community Standards found here.

To get to know our presenters, please click here.

Activism April Series Schedule of Events

April 5-9: "Fight for Black Lives"

Name: Tabitha Moore '00 (she/her/they/them)
Date: April 5
Time: 7:00 p.m. EDT
Title: Working in the Lion's Den: How to do Racial Justice Work in Majority White Spaces and Not Get Eaten Alive
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Name: Nicole Fambo Minton '09 (she/her)
Date: April 7
Time: 7:00 p.m. EDT
Title: Identity Matters: Navigating the workplace as a BIPOC
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Name: Felicia Savage Friedman (she/her)
Date: April 9
Time: 4-5:30 p.m. EDT
Title: Anti-Racist Raja Yoga | Watch the promo video

Name: Syd Abad '22
Title: How to Plan a Protest

April 12-16: "Politics and Civic Engagement"

Name: Saira Raza '02 (she/her)
Date: April 12
Time: 7:00 p.m. EDT
Title: "No Love Without Justice"
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Name: Stephanie Batcheller '79 (she/her)
Date: April 13
Time: 7:00 p.m. EDT
Title: Empowering Justice: Transforming Public Legal Services to Further Cultural Equity
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Name: Tara Kohn and Leah Mackin
Date: April 16
Time: 4-5:30 p.m. EDT
Title: Artists and Activism in Action with students Avery Avalos, Sonia Rivera, Angiee Otterbein, Emily Greenwood, Ellie Beavers, Keelan McGreevy, Mat LaFrance, Sasha Brady, Fiona Chavez
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April 19-23: "Gender & Intersectionality"

Sunday, April 18 and Monday, April 19: Saturday Church film screening,
Monday, April 19 at 7 p.m. - Saturday Church Discussion with Jamie Joyce '20 (they/theirs)

Name: Theater of the Oppressed Performance
Date: April 21
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Title: Expanding Our Bubbles: Exploring Issues of Diversity and Inclusion in the Wells Community
Join us for an interactive theatre performance being offered by students from the Queer Theatre and Feminist Activism class. Members of the current campus community will be invited to participate in an interactive theatre process drawing from Augusto Boal's "Theatre of the Oppressed", while others from the wider community will be invited to join us as supportive audience members.
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Intersectionality Stars -- craft/activity at Hallway of Cultural Humility

 

April 26-30 "Health & Wellness"

Name: Nadirah Chestnut '08
Date: April 28
Time: 7:00 p.m. EDT
Title: Healing people heal people: Changing the narrative around trauma and mental illness
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Name: Tarah Loy-Ashe '98 (she/her)
Date: April 30
Time: 4-5 p.m. EDT
Title: Compassionate Ageism: The Impact of COVID-19 on Attitudes Toward Aging
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