Social Justice Forum

The Graduate Employee Organization and Graduate Student Senate invite you to a forum titled “Social Justice and Campus Life: Building a Diverse and Inclusive Community” on Thursday, April 9, at 4pm – 6pm, campus center room 909. The forum will bring together knowledgeable speakers and activists who will discuss issues such as the state of diversity in higher education today, the challenges of being queer on campus, and the multiple demands that women face in higher education. This highly interactive session will not only delve into the marginalization of certain groups and identities but will also explore strategies that facilitate empowerment. More details of topics and speakers are noted below:

Topics & Speakers:

Campus diversity in the era of neo-liberal higher education reform
– Prof. Amilcar Shabazz (Chair, Afro-American studies dept.)

Being Queer on Campus: Progress and pitfalls
– Andrea Dre Domingue (Co-chair, Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals, and doctoral student)

Women in higher education: Managing multiple demands
– Dr. Cheryl Braxton (Director, Continuing Education & Community Outreach, Saint Joseph College

Moderator: Prof. Bailey W. Jackson (Chair, Social Justice program)

When: Thursday, April 9, 4pm to 6pm
Where: Campus Center room: 909

Refreshments will be served

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