What You Need to Know About Adrienne Keene

Get ready for Critical Social Justice: Rise with our "What You Need to Know" series, starting with this introduction to our keynote speaker, Dr. Adrienne Keene! Her lecture, titled “Native Appropriations and Indigenous Social Media” will be held on Tuesday, October 24th at 6 PM in the University Center Ballroom.

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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

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

What’s Up with “What’s the Tea?”: Starts, Stops & Lessons Learned in Social Justice Work

By Lisa Gray, Assistant Director of Student Life, Cultural and Spiritual Diversity.  Earlier this year, Joakina Stone, then a Res Life colleague and collateral work staff with Student Life's Mosaic Center, along with an amazing group of students, staff and faculty, helped us to co-create our new Mosaic Social Justice discussion series. We exchanged a bunch … Continue reading What’s Up with “What’s the Tea?”: Starts, Stops & Lessons Learned in Social Justice Work