Solidarity for Racial Justice Campaign:
where understanding becomes responsibility on issues of racial justice
Looking for a Solidarity for Racial Justice sticker? Stop by the front desk or
Melissa's office (room 166) at the Center for Social Concerns in Geddes Hall.
Book groups: Faculty, staff, and students together will read and reflect on the African-American experience reflected in Citizen: An American Lyric, by Claudia Rankine. Discussion groups to meet in October and November. See calendar below.
Artist talk: Filmmaker and documentary photographer, Carlos Javier Ortiz, will screen his short documentary, We All We Got, followed by talk with the artist on September 21 at 7 p.m., in the Annenberg Auditorium, Snite Museum.
Open Meetings for Racial Justice Campaign Organizing: Work on the campaign and consider your role in moving racial justice work forward on campus at 12:30 p.m. on three Tuesdays during the fall semester. First meeting is Tuesday, September 27.
Black and Blue: A panel to consider the experience of communities of color and law enforcement around the end of September—exact date and location to be announced.
Interactive Solidarity for Racial Justice Art Installation: Visit the student art installation that will be traveling to various locations around campus during the month of October. Locations to be announced.
Racial Dialogues Week, sponsored by Student Government: October 24-28. Various events and activities focused on issues of race and experience. For students, faculty, and staff.
Student Activism Workshop: A half-day workshop on student advocacy, activism, and engagement. Scheduled for October—exact date to be announced.
Black Labor Matters: A panel discussion on why black labor is important for racial justice, as well as a consideration of blue labor—the work and unionization of police officers.