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    • "I am a Person, Not a Disability": Acknowledging the Talents of Individuals with Disabilities and Debunking Stereotypes 

      James, Jessica (2013-09-19)
      Abstract: According to the ARC, an estimated 54 million Americans live with a disability. These people constitute the nation's largest and most diverse minority group. What sets this minority group apart from the others ...
    • Identifying and Addressing Microaggression 

      Heffernan, Kristin; Schou, Gloria; Mogent, Kaleem; Osso-Carbonaro, Angela; Hinds, Nickeisha; Dano, Jessy; Vasilyeya, Anne; Hall, Patrick; Armstrong, Shakeel; Pierce, Lynne; Lozada, Sofia (2017-10-05)
      This workshop is a culmination of work done by 10 students in Social Work Methods II, who spent the semester working to identify gaps in knowledge and how to address these when understanding and working to educate others ...
    • Image Alive - Using Theatre-Based Techniques to Foster Dialogue About Diversity and Identity 

      Beckwith, Jodi; Roberts, Allison (2017-10-05)
      Intersectionality is a complex issue that provokes strong emotions. Through participation in theatre-based activities, participants will learn how interactive theatre can be used to raise awareness, engage diverse perspectives, ...
    • Image Alive - Using Theatre-Based Techniques to Foster Dialogue About Identity and Oppression 

      Beckwith, Jodi; Roberts, Allison (2017-10-05)
      Intersectionality is a complex issue that provokes strong emotions. Through participation in theatre-based activities, participants will learn how interactive theatre can be used to raise awareness, engage diverse perspectives, ...
    • Improv Workshop 

      Gould, Matt; Matthews, Griffin (2016-10-06)
      Join our keynote speakers, Matt Gould and Griffin Matthews, for an improv workshop. Attendees will work together on a short improvisational musical theater skit using a global and/or social justice theme. Work in a small ...
    • Improving Health Equity through Partnership, Engagement, and Action 

      Divers, Shaquana; Faticone, Dina; Melendez, Miguel (2013-09-19)
      Abstract: This session will describe how three local efforts: HEART, Healthi Kids, and Project HOPE are championing health access and equity through partnerships, community engagement and implementing policy and systems ...
    • Intersectional Faces of Domestic Violence: Race, Class and Sexuality in Addressing Partner Abuse 

      Szurgyi, Melissa (2017-10-05)
      This workshop presentation proposes an integrative lens on domestic violence, critiquing stereotypes that portray victims/survivors of partner abuse as largely lower- and middle- class, heterosexual white women. It analyzes ...
    • Jagadamba 

      Maitra, Yashodhara (2014-10-02)
    • “Jagadamba” Act I 

      Maitra, Yashodhara (2013-09-19)
      Abstract: “Jagadamba” is a one-woman, two act play that traces Kasturba Ghandi’s (wife of Mahatma Ghandi) journey, from India to South Africa and back to India — a journey that breaks barriers of caste, race, religion and ...
    • “Jagadamba” Act II 

      Maitra, Yashodhara (2013-09-19)
      Abstract: “Jagadamba” is a one-woman, two act play that traces Kasturba Ghandi’s (wife of Mahatma Ghandi) journey, from India to South Africa and back to India — a journey that breaks barriers of caste, race, religion and ...
    • Journey to Wholeness: Voices of Women LIVING With Disability 

      Snell, Linda; Lieberman, Lauren J.; Cruz, Luz M. (2014-10-02)
      The presenters asked 13 women living with a variety of disabilities to write about their experiences. A number of themes emerged from the examination of the women’s stories. Perhaps the most unexpected theme was that many ...
    • Justice for the Refugee: The Refugee Experience in Great Britain During World War II 

      Lovell, Kelly (2017-10-05)
      In light of the current refugee crisis as a result of the war in Syria, this presentation takes a look at another refugee crisis in European history. During the 1930s and 1949s, millions of people fled their home countries ...
    • Keynote Address 

      Davis, Wade (2014-10-02)
      Wade Davis, advocate, writer, speaker, educator and former NFL/NFL Europe player
    • Keynote Address 

      Murray, Liz (2015-10-08)
      Advocate, Writer, Speaker, and Educator Liz Murray speaks on her incredible journey from homeless to Harvard in this keynote address.
    • Keynote Address 

      Gould, Matt; Matthews, Griffin (2016-10-06)
    • Learning the Food System: Experience and Empowerment 

      Guptill, Amy; Ciliotta-Rubery, Andrea (2015-10-08)
      Professors Amy Guptill, PhD, and Andrea Ciliotta-Rubery, PhD, together with students, will reflect on their experiences with a 2015 summer field course entitled The Food System: Community and Politics. Students from the ...
    • LGBT Legal Rights 

      Sáenz, Julia (2014-10-02)
      Attorney Julia Sáenz runs the LGBT Rights Project at Empire Justice Center, a public interest law firm in downtown Rochester. This project provides free legal services to low-income LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) ...
    • Listen: Community Voices Have a Lot to Say about Health Disparities 

      Bauman, Judith; Kennedy, Byron; Lucas, Candice (2013-09-19)
      Abstract: The Health Disparities Working Group (HDWG) is facilitated by Dr. Byron Kennedy and Candice Lucas with program support from Judith Bauman. HDWG is part of the Facing Race, Embracing Equity (FR=EE) Initiative, ...
    • Living Diversity 

      Bergfalk, Joy (2015-10-08)
      This workshop will feature women from the Coffee Connection telling their stories of personal empowerment and how they are learning to live together in a diverse workplace, not just talking about diversity but living it. ...