Critical Social Justice: Rise — October 23rd – 27th!

Over the past year, acts of resistance and resilience have electrified our country and world. Immediate images that flash through our minds include the water protectors at Standing Rock, the millions around the world who participated in the Women's March,  those who rushed to the airports to volunteer translation and legal assistance to immigrants and … Continue reading Critical Social Justice: Rise — October 23rd – 27th!

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Critical Interactions and Authentic Engagement

Tonight our partners in Student Affairs are hosting Critical Interactions, an interactive program where students will join INTERACT Program peer facilitators to explore how they each make meaning of 'home.' But what is INTERACT? A collaboration between the Division of Student Affairs and the Modern Languages, Linguistics, and Intercultural Communication Department, INTERACT aims to provide first-year residential students … Continue reading Critical Interactions and Authentic Engagement

Critical Social Justice: Home – October 24th-28th!

  “i have the word home tattooed on my breastbone, and friends remind me why I got it. the truth of it, that home is there. but this is also about land and gentrification, colonialism that has blown and continues to blow me and my family all over the planet and puts me on someone … Continue reading Critical Social Justice: Home – October 24th-28th!

Looking Back on the Baltimore Uprising

Last October for CSJ: Baltimore 365, Women's Center student staff members created displays for our Vines, Rhymes, and Headlines discussion/exhibit that explored media coverage and social media engagement surrounding the Baltimore Uprising. One year after the uprising, we're looking back at some of the images and tweets that captured this important moment in our history. What … Continue reading Looking Back on the Baltimore Uprising

“Get It Together!”: Fundamentals of Activism Workshop

Inspired by the multitude of activism taking place at UMBC over the fall semester, the Women's Center is excited to offer a new skills-based workshop to the community. “Get It Together!”: Fundamentals of Activism will focus specifically on social justice activism. During the course of an hour, we'll explore some of the many possibilities for engaging … Continue reading “Get It Together!”: Fundamentals of Activism Workshop