SEPTEMBER 2017 / INTERSECTIONAL FEMINISM
What is intersectionality and why is it critically important to feminism and allies of feminism? How do women's overlapping identities impact the way they experience oppression and discrimination? Dr. Robin Mitchell speaks about intersectional feminism and how to engage this concept in order to create a more diverse and inclusive feminist movement.
NOVEMBER 2017 / EMPOWERMENT, HEALING, AND SOCIAL JUSTICE THROUGH CULTURAL ACTIVISM
This presentation addresses some often overlooked, but absolutely necessary, avenues to the change of hearts and minds that make social change take deeper hold and survive the inevitable backlash that change inspires.
Dr. Julia " Jules" Balén: A Queerly Joyful Noise
Veronica Xochitl Valadez: Xicana ARTivism
By experiencing the work of these artists we will explore the role of evoking the senses, feelings, and emotions in social justice work.
JANUARY 2018 / DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND CHILDHOOD TRAUMA
When children's exposure to trauma increases, resiliency decreases. How can we mitigate domestic violence trauma and childhood exposure?
With Caroline Prijatel-Sutton, Executive Director of thecoalition.org, we will look at The Adverse Childhood Experience study, which sheds light on the effects of exposure to domestic violence and trauma on children.