CSJ: Ignite Events

This page is updated regularly with more information about each of our events, so please check back later! Pre-CSJ Event Highlights: Wednesday, 9/5 Stay Woke in the Women's Center, 6 - 8 pm Interested in getting involved in social justice activism while at UMBC, but not sure where to start? Come out to the Women's … Continue reading CSJ: Ignite Events

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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

The Price of Home

A blog reflection by Joe Levin-Manning, Graduate Coordinator for LGBTQ Programs In our society today there are numerous people without the tangible home that we label as homeless or home-challenged; but have we thought about those that are lacking home security/stability? Many vulnerable groups are on the verge or edge of losing the homes they have … Continue reading The Price of Home

What You Need to Know: Baltimore & Residential Segregation (A New Student Book Experience Pre-CSJ Event!)

Get ready for Critical Social Justice: Home with our “What You Need to Know” series. Last year's Critical Social Justice: Baltimore 365 was dedicated to understanding the historic and current day complexities and realities of Baltimore City. In the wake of the Baltimore Uprising, the CSJ planning team felt (and still does feel) deeply committed to … Continue reading What You Need to Know: Baltimore & Residential Segregation (A New Student Book Experience Pre-CSJ Event!)

“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