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9:00 am

New England Women’s Policy Conference: “The Time is Now: Gender Justice, Antiracism, and Systemic Change”

December 2 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until December 4, 2020

$15 – $50.00

“The Time is Now: Gender Justice, Antiracism, and Systemic Change” is the theme for this year’s New England Women’s Policy Conference held virtually the mornings of December 2-4 and organized by UMass Boston's Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy. Connect, learn, & take action! Conference participants will utilize an intersectional lens, taking into account inequities related to race,... Read more »

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5:30 pm

Unpacking Whiteness | Peace & Justice Center

December 2 @ 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
$10 – $15

This space is held for white people to specifically process how white supremacy culture is harmful to them. We hope by joining this space, white people will be able to allow the emotional needs of people of color to take priority in multi-racial spaces. Each month has a different topic, so repeated participation is encouraged. This workshop will not be... Read more »

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7:00 pm

Friends with Academic Benefits: How College Friendship Networks Matter | Vermont Humanities Council

December 2 @ 7:00 pm

For her book Connecting in College, Dartmouth professor Janice McCabe examined 82 students’ friendships over five years and identified three types of friendship networks: tight-knitters, compartmentalizers, and samplers. Challenging views of friendships as either helping or harming, McCabe will show how and for whom friends help and hinder. Janice McCabe is Associate Professor of Sociology at Dartmouth College. Statewide Underwriters

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Charlotte Brontë Before Jane Eyre: The Making of a Graphic Biography

December 2 @ 7:00 pm
Free

Cartoonist Glynnis Fawkes explains the research and design processes she followed to create her graphic biography, Charlotte Brontë Before Jane Eyre. Focusing on two segments of the biography, she illuminates moments in Brontë’s life that were key to her literary success. lynnis Fawkes is a cartoonist and illustrator, and an instructor at the Center for Cartoon Studies in White River Junction, VT.... Read more »

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After “Migrant Mother:” The Promise and Peril of the First Green New Deal

December 2 @ 7:00 pm

Please note: due to the Covid-19 crisis, the October, November, and December 2020 First Wednesdays talks will only be offered online, via Zoom. Advance registration is required for these events. Registration for this event will open in mid-November. Immortalized in Dorothea Lange’s photographs of migrant workers, the Farm Security Administration helped rural Americans improve their lives through small loans and... Read more »

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Environment and Race: The Hidden Connections

December 2 @ 7:00 pm
Free

How is race connected to environmental degradation? Middlebury professor Kemi Fuentes-George draws from national and global cases to describe how racism shapes—and is shaped— by environmental management in areas like conservation, waste management, and climate change, and highlights ways towards a more just environmentalism. Kemi Fuentes-George is associate professor of Political Science at Middlebury College. Register for this free event Partners: Middlebury... Read more »

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