Tag Archives: social justice

K Alumni Launch Black Diaspora Project

Black Diaspora Project Co-Editor Justin Danzy Kalamazoo College alumni Justin Danzy ’16 and Marquise Griffin ’15 have created a virtual communal space shared by a team of thinkers and artists free to create and share content that promotes their vision of a more informed, empowered and … Continue reading

K’s Latest K-Trek Passes all Tests

Kalamazoo College’s latest K-Trek, K to the Windy City, tested two expansions–in numbers and event type. The results are in: success above expectations! “We wanted a K-Trek that would accommodate more students and provide more types of student-alumni and student-thought … Continue reading

Greening Away Violence

This spring Kalamazoo College is beginning to turn green from Green Dot, and that “greening” will create a campus where the likelihood of dating and domestic violence, stalking and sexual assault decreases significantly because everybody does their part. Just last … Continue reading

Why Neibuhr? Why Now?

Several students from Visiting Instructor of Art Danny Kim‘s videography classes had the opportunity to interview Jeremy Sabella, author of the companion book  of the new documentary, “An American Conscience: The Reinhold Niebuhr Story.” The K students asked the questions … Continue reading

First-Year Student Wins Entrepreneurship Grant

Mansi Dahal ’20 has a vision so impressive that the Michigan Colleges Alliance (MCA) has awarded her one of its Independent Innovators Network Scholarships. The scholarships recognize entrepreneurial concepts submitted by students from the 15 MCA schools. Mansi will receive … Continue reading

Kalamazoo College in the Ghostlight

Festival Playhouse of Kalamazoo College will participate in the national Ghostlight Project on January 19, 2017. The event will unite more than 500 theatres, ensembles and companies, and high school and university theatre programs in a pledge to stand for … Continue reading

Former K Professor Wins Prestigious Award

Gary Dorrien, a former professor of religion and chaplain at Kalamazoo College, was named the recipient of the 2017 Grawemeyer Award in Religion for his book, The New Abolition: W.E.B. Du Bois and the Black Social Gospel. Gary is the … Continue reading

MLK and “Our Moment”

What does the annual celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.–his achievements and his ideas–mean for the present moment, what K students’ might term “our moment?” How should his spirit apply–in imagination, in word, in action–to their now and their future? … Continue reading

Social Justice Fellows Named

The Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership (ACSJL) has announced the 2016-17 Regional Fellows. The program helps leaders in Kalamazoo County clarify the core values they want their work to exemplify, increase their effectiveness, and bring a stronger social justice … Continue reading

Thanksgiving Journey Home

Jamie Schaub ’12, a Montessori teacher who lives and works in Traverse City, Michigan, traveled to Standing Rock Indian Reservation in North Dakota during Thanksgiving. She shared her story of leaving home to go home. A few days before Thanksgiving … Continue reading