Healing My Community

 This reflection by Women's Center staff member Daniel Willey has been cross-posted from the Women's Center community blog.  Trigger warning for suicide mention; resources at the bottom of the post My community experienced a tragedy early this October, and the ripples from the impact are still cascading across campus and beyond. I woke up that morning … Continue reading Healing My Community

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Critical Social Justice: Home Round-Up

The spirit of the fourth annual Critical Social Justice aims to create space and learning opportunities to consider the ways we can challenge, explore, and redefine the concept of "home" based upon our individual and collective histories as well as our intersecting identities. Take a look back at some of highlights from throughout the week and … Continue reading Critical Social Justice: Home Round-Up

What You Need to Know about Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha

Get ready for Critical Social Justice: Home with our “What You Need to Know” series, starting with this primer on our keynote speaker Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha. Her lecture, titled “Body/ Land/ Home: Disability Justice, Healing Justice and Femme of Color Brilliance,” will be held on Tuesday, October 25th at 6PM in the University Center Ballroom (event details here).  … Continue reading What You Need to Know about Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha

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!