PEACE AND SOCIAL JUSTICE WEEK

peace and social justice weekIt’s Peace and Social Justice Week(s) at Northeastern!

Sponsored by the Social Justice Resource Center and Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion, this year’s PSJW promises plenty of discussion and discovery in topics that range from coffee production to the future of the gay rights movement. We have all the planned events listed below, and will be updating them with any changes. So, grab a few friends and spend the next two weeks exercising your open mind!

Follow @SJRCneu and #NUSocialChange on Twitter for more updates.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22nd – 6pm, Cabral Center
Screw Business as Usual
You may think that NGOs are the only ones working to better the world; come learn about for-profit
entities that making social change happen.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23rd – 3pm, Shillman 305
Justice In Your Coffee Cup?: Understanding Fair Trade
You know where to find your java, but do you know how your java gets to you? Come enjoy fair trade coffee and learn more about the role Fair Trade plays in just food systems.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23rd – 6pm, Blackman Auditorium @ Ell Hall
Art, Social Justice and the Radical Imaginary: A Talk By Favianna Rodriguez
A chance to learn from Favianna Rodriguez, a visual artist who merges her artistic practice with political
activism.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24th – 12 pm, McLeod Suites @ Curry Student Center
Cultural Strategy 101
A hands-on workshop with Favianna Rodriguez.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24th – 6pm, Forsyth 242
Living Idealism
Discover the values important to you and learn how to model them in the world.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25th – 12:30 pm, 310 Renaissance Park
Funding Social Change
A lunchtime conversation at the Social Impact Lab.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25th – 3 pm, Krentzman Quadrangle
Peace Games on the Common
Play games and explore the steps we can take to create a safer and more peaceful world.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 28th – 6pm, Snell 33
“Know Your Rights— Stop and Search” Practical Training
Understand your constitutional rights when stopped by the police.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29th – 6 pm, Snell 33
America’s shattered mosaic: Beyond black and white
The U.S. is a mosaic of ethnicities and races, but most discussions don’t reflect that diversity. Let’s talk
about race, beyond black and white.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30th – 6 pm, Snell 33
After Gay Marriage: What Now?
The Supreme Court made marriage equality the law of the land. What challenges still lie ahead?

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1st – 6 pm, Cabral Center
Am I My Sister’s Keeper?
Explore how men of color can assist women’s rights advocates in abolishing gender inequality.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 3rd – 9:30 am, 40 West Cottage Street, Dorchester
Volunteer & Serve
Help build sustainable food systems with the Food Project. Wear comfortable clothes and closed toe shoes!

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