As we count down to the Critical Social Justice: Baltimore 365 keynote event "Baltimore in Action: Always Rising" on Tuesday, October 20th, we'll be profiling all of our keynote speakers in our "What You Need to Know" series. Marisela B. Gomez, activist, public health professional, and author Marisela B. Gomez is a community activist, author, … Continue reading What You Need to Know About Marisela B. Gomez
As we count down to the Critical Social Justice: Baltimore 365 keynote event "Baltimore in Action: Always Rising" on Tuesday, October 20th, we'll be profiling all of our keynote speakers in our "What You Need to Know" series. Tawanda Jones Since her brother Tyrone West was murdered by Baltimore police on July 18th, 2013, Tawanda Jones has emerged … Continue reading What You Need to Know About Tawanda Jones
We're proud to announce the Critical Social Justice: Baltimore 365 keynote "Baltimore in Action: Always Rising," which will feature prominent social justice advocates from across the city. Rather than having a single keynote speaker as we did in past years with Franchesca Ramsey and Jay Smooth, we look forward to hosting a dynamic conversation among several of the leading voices … Continue reading “Baltimore in Action: Always Rising” Critical Social Justice Keynote
A blog reflection by Joe Levin-Manning, Graduate Coordinator for LGBTQ Programs One thing I think we need to see and hear more of is people feeling uncomfortable. While there is a time and a place for the principle of “safe space” it has now become somewhat of a crutch to not have to face challenging … Continue reading Productive Discomfort
A reflection written by Jess Myers, Women's Center Director The last time I passed by this wall was in February 2015. Before the murder of Freddie Gray. Before the Baltimore Uprisings. Before... I don't remember what was on this wall, if anything. But walking down Greenmount Avenue yesterday afternoon on my way to visit the Monument … Continue reading While on Greenmount Ave. & Oliver St.
This fall's Critical Social Justice theme is Baltimore 365. We're excited for the events that will be happening on campus during the week of October 19th... but why wait?! We're encouraging UMBC community members to engage with and volunteer in Baltimore City at the 4th annual Project Homeless Connect. This city-wide resource fair provides on-the-spot services for … Continue reading Start CSJ Early! Volunteer for Project Homeless Connect-Baltimore!