The White Privilege Conference: Understanding, Respecting, & Connecting
Host: University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
Dates: March 26 – 29, 2014
Location: Madison, WI
WPC is a conference that examines challenging concepts of privilege and oppression and offers solutions and team building strategies to work toward a more equitable world. The conference is unique in its ability to bring together high school and college students, teachers, university faculty and higher education professionals, nonprofit staff, activists, social workers and counselors, healthcare workers, and members of the spiritual community and corporate arena. Annually, more than 1,500 attend from more than 35 states, Australia, Bermuda, Canada, and Germany.
Lisa Kernan Social Justice Fellowship
Due date for application: April 7, 2014
Lisa Kernan Social Justice Fellows will participate in a four week Program in late Spring – early Summer 2013 that will involve full-time work, including work on a Trust Women/Silver Ribbon Campaign, CPATH Trade and Health, or EQUAL Health Care project, Fellowship mentoring, and graduate level instruction. Fellows will work directly on projects of the Center for Policy Analysis, and may participate in conducting workshops and briefings with and for advocacy groups, health professionals, and legislators.
Open to graduate students or exceptional undergraduate Seniors and Juniors aspiring to careers in public health, health care, law, public policy or related subjects, and who are dedicated to improving the health of individuals and communities and promoting social justice in the United States and globally. Apply here!
The 2014 Race & Pedagogy National Conference
Host: University of Puget Sound
Dates: September 25 – 27, 2014
Location: Tacoma, WA
Race and Pedagogy Initiative integrates intellectual assets of the campus into mutual and reciprocal partnership with local experience and expertise. The coalition engages campus and community in a sustained and committed effort to mitigate the effects of discrimination and structural racism, and thereby, improve education for all students. We build alliances and collaborate with individuals, groups, and organizations to research, develop, promote, celebrate, and support programs that aim to reduce inequities in education. We support projects that benefit and attract the participation of local, regional, and national audiences as a means to share understanding, expand horizons, and mobilize the work necessary to correct racial injustice.
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
Host: Freedom Lifted
Dates: April 11-12, 2014
Location: Chicago to Cincinnati, OH
Visit to the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, lecture and conversation with a scholar guide, tour of the Harriet Beecher Stowe House, documentary film footage and stops at related historical sites en route, and access to mobile library of resources for all ages, materials to take home, and lively discussion.
Facing Race: A National Conference
Host: Applied Research Center
Dates: November 13 – 15, 2014
Location: Dallas, TX
Over 1,400 racial justice advocates gathered in Baltimore for Facing Race in 2012. Join the Applied Research Center in Dallas as the conversation continues.
National Petition: Demand for Full Review of El Paso Detention Center
“I write to ask for an immediate review of the El Paso Detention Center. Recently, in light of the public cases of the Dream 30 who were detained there, it has come to my attention that a great number of immigrants are being unjustly held in the El Paso Detention Center despite having already passed their credible fear interview.” SIGN NOW!