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October 2020

Women’s Voices. New Approaches to Mexico’s Human Rights Crisis

October 27 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

As violence and gender violence have increased in Mexico in the context of continuous militarization, young women, writers, journalists and filmmakers have made their voices heard through social protest, journalism, fiction and documentaries. Whereas street…

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THE AFRICAN AMERICAN LAND ETHIC

October 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

DATE Tuesday, October 27, 2020 TIME 7-8:30 p.m. LOCATION Online DESCRIPTION Lillian "Ebonie" Alexander is the executive director of the Black Family Land Trust. The BFLT defines the African American Land Ethic as blending the concepts…

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SUCCESS SERVICES: CONSTRUCTIVE CRITICISM: GIVING AND RECEIVING

October 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2020 JOIN US: https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/e34374d9255748f4bb0a84af852bed88 Constructive criticism, or feedback, can be an incredibly valuable source of information from which you can grow as a professional. However, the skill of giving (and receiving!) feedback can…

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AFRICA AT NOON: POST-ABORTION CARE AND REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS IN SENEGAL

October 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

This is a virtual event, open to all. Click here to join. You may find the dial-in information here. Siri Suh Assistant Professor of Sociology BIO Siri Suh is a medical sociologist with research interests in global maternal…

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SOCIAL HOMELESSNESS ON U.S. CAMPUSES AND IN CLASSROOMS (ONLINE)

October 28 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Free

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 TIME 3-4:30 p.m. LOCATION Online DESCRIPTION Prof. Ahn will talk about her on-going project, Social Homelessness on U.S. Campuses, and her class project, Social Homelessness at UW Madison. It is a multidisciplinary…

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Exploring and Embracing the Impact of Strong Emotion

October 29 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Free

How do you engage yourself and others in self-care and wellness practice when you recognize strong emotions? How do you support others in their experiences? And how do you support yourself? In this session you…

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ASM Grassroots Organizing Academy

October 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until November 19, 2020

BENEFITS OF THE PROGRAM This is a wonderful way to learn about campus grassroots organizing and how to develop a campaign. You'll also connect with fellow organizers on campus and learn how to become more…

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November 2020

ASM Grassroots Organizing Academy

November 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until November 19, 2020

BENEFITS OF THE PROGRAM This is a wonderful way to learn about campus grassroots organizing and how to develop a campaign. You'll also connect with fellow organizers on campus and learn how to become more…

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SIMON BALTO: A HISTORY OF RACIST POLICING IN THE UNITED STATES

November 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Free

Thursday, November 5, 2020 TIME 4-5:30 p.m. LOCATION Online DESCRIPTION SIMON BALTO is an assistant professor of History and African American Studies at the University of Iowa. He is the author of Occupied Territory: Policing Black…

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ONLINE: “SOCIAL MOVEMENTS IN IMAGES: PROTEST AND VISUALITY IN LATIN AMERICA”

November 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

LECTURE: “THE TRANSITIVITY OF THE IMAGE: PERFORMANCE, PHOTOGRAPHY AND GRAPHICS OF THE UNIVERSITY FEMINIST MOVEMENT” In 2018, the struggle of the feminist university movement occupied for several months an important part of the Chilean news…

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Inclusivity and Accessibility in Virtual Programming

November 9 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Free

Inclusivity and Accessibility in Virtual Programming.

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REFLECTION FOR STUDENT LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT Engaged Leaders through Employment (ELE)

November 10 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Free

DATE Tuesday, November 10, 2020 TIME 10:30-11:30 a.m. LOCATION Online DESCRIPTION Join us in this ELE session to learn more about how to utilize reflection to build leadership within your Student Employment experiences. The mission of…

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“REPORTING ON A CRISIS: COVID-19 JOURNALISM IN AFRICA”

November 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Fredrick Mugira & Ejiro Umukoro Moderated by Lindsay Palmer   Ejiro Umukoro is a multi-award-winning broadcast anchor, investigative journalist, media executive and social entrepreneur. A Nominee of ICFJ Knights Award, she is a Fellow and Awardee…

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SUCCESS SERVICES: ARE YOU MY LEADER?

November 12 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

JOIN US: https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/fb67b5c5b16f4735a553765d30833d0d There are many perceptions and preconceived notions about who is and is not a leader? During this workshop we will dive into these perceptions and discuss the ways in which we all are…

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ASM Grassroots Organizing Academy

November 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until November 19, 2020

BENEFITS OF THE PROGRAM This is a wonderful way to learn about campus grassroots organizing and how to develop a campaign. You'll also connect with fellow organizers on campus and learn how to become more…

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Unearthing Community Wealth

November 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free

Learn to understand how communities impact the community wealth of individuals! Learn how to engage with communities of color by understanding generational trauma and how institutional racism plays a role in these communities.

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Collective Impact Leadership Workshop

November 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

Description Learn how intentional commitment of organizations from different sectors can be a powerful tool in solving specific social problems. The Willis L. Jones Leadership Center is part of the Wisconsin Union. We are a group…

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“Indigenous Philosophies of Wellbeing: Allin Kawsay/Buen Vivir in Peru and Mauri Ora in Aotearoa New Zealand”

November 17 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

Indigenous knowledge has been recognized within development since, at least the 1980s, for example, the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDGs) highlights the significance of local solutions — not least, those embedded in traditional ecological…

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LANE WINDHAM: BLUE-COLLAR BATTLE: THE UNTOLD STORY OF WORKING-CLASS PROMISE IN THE 1970S

November 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Free

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 TIME 4-5:30 p.m. LOCATION Online DESCRIPTION Lane Windham is Associate Director of Georgetown University’s Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor. She also is co-director of WILL Empower (Women Innovating Labor…

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ASM Grassroots Organizing Academy

November 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until November 19, 2020

BENEFITS OF THE PROGRAM This is a wonderful way to learn about campus grassroots organizing and how to develop a campaign. You'll also connect with fellow organizers on campus and learn how to become more…

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December 2020

DEI @ UW–MADISON: PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE

December 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Free

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 TIME 6-7:15 p.m. DESCRIPTION "Forward? The Wisconsin Idea, Past & Present" is an undergraduate course and a public lecture. The tenth lecture in the series will be "DEI @ UW–Madison: Past, Present,…

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