A post written by Women's Center director, Jess Myers A little snow won’t get in the way of Critical Social Justice 2015! Yesterday was the kick-off to CSJ2015 with CSJ 101: Introduction to Brave Spaces. It was a rich conversation in which everyone was really invested and we went right through our allotted time in Commons 329. We … Continue reading CSJ 101: Our Working Assumptions for Creating Brave Spaces
It'll take more than a little snow to stop CSJ 2015! Please spread the word: our Critical Social Justice keynote lecture with Franchesca Ramsey has been RESCHEDULED for WEDNESDAY, February 18th at 7:30 p.m in the UC Ballroom. Doors open at 7 p.m. See our Facebook event page for the most up-to-date information.
A post by Jess Myers and invited guest, Dr. Chris Linder of University of Georgia Facebook and I celebrated our 10th year anniversary this winter. I remember one of the first times I logged onto my account late in the fall semester of my senior year with my roommate hovering over me. What picture would I … Continue reading It’s More Than Just A ‘Like’: Social Media’s Role in Activism
We are excited to announce the 2015 Critical Social Justice Calendar of Events! February 16th | Monday CSJ 101: Introduction to Brave Spaces - 12PM to 1:30PM in Commons 329 - A fishbowl conversation on defining, navigating, and creating brave spaces. Event sponsored by: Women's Center and Mosaic Center. Facebook, myUMBC February 17th | Tuesday Activism: What Works and … Continue reading The CSJ 2015 Calendar of Events is Now Available!
Critical Social Justice organizers Jess Myers, Zach Kosinski, and Jasmine Malhotra share a few of their thoughts on activism, their personal and professional experiences as activists, and social media's role in activism. JASMINE: I think about the feelings of social justice activism as being something that infuses within all parts of your life. Social justice activism … Continue reading Authenticity in Activism: Reflections from CSJ Organizers