What You Need to Know About Deanna Zandt

Get ready for Critical Social Justice: Ignite with our What You Need to Know series. Written by Women’s Center student staff member Shrijana Khanal. Critical Social Justice has always served as a platform to bring the UMBC community together to share ideas, spark creativity, and shine the light of truth on the challenges and injustices of … Continue reading What You Need to Know About Deanna Zandt

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What you Need to Know About Restorative Practices

Get ready for Critical Social Justice: Ignite with our What You Need to Know series. Written by Kaleigh Mrowka, Assistant Director for Residential Education, and Lauren Mauriello, Assistant Director of Student Conduct. “[Restorative practices] provide a clear blueprint to ensure that on the path to making social justice, we model that justness in our own behavior – … Continue reading What you Need to Know About Restorative Practices

What You Need to Know About the Baltimore Walking Tour with Dr. Kate Drabinski

Get ready for Critical Social Justice: Rise with our What You Need to Know series. Written by Marie Pessagno. Three years ago, the idea to incorporate a walking tour of Baltimore during Critical Social Justice week came into fruition. Since its implementation, it has been an integral part of CSJ. You may be asking yourself: “Why … Continue reading What You Need to Know About the Baltimore Walking Tour with Dr. Kate Drabinski

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: 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