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    • A Guide to Citizen Diplomacy (Panel) 

      Johnson, Cecelia (10/6/2016)
      Citizen diplomacy is the concept that every global citizen has the right, even the responsibility, to engage across cultures and create shared understanding through meaningful person-to-person interactions. Citizen diplomacy ...
    • A Multiethnic Panel Discusses Christianity on Campus 

      Pelttari, Carole; Zhang, Jie (9/20/2012)
      Community through diversity incorporates all voices of the community. In our efforts to diversify, voices perceived as traditional are often silenced. Such silencing gives rise to misconceptions and stereotypes about what ...
    • A Topic Dystopias Don't Want to Talk About 

      Harris, Shaquan (10/6/2016)
      Lois Lowry, author of The Giver, is recognized as one of the first to write a dystopian text in an adolescent’s perspective. With the genre rising in popularity, one must ask an important question: Where are the people of ...
    • Adiposity and Anarchism: Exposing and Examining Fat Oppression in a Capitalist Society 

      Richens, Sarah Mae; LeSavoy, Barbara; Richens, Sarah Mae (10/8/2015)
      This presentation looks at the ways in which fat oppression is linked to capitalism. This research exposes oppression and discrimination stemming from adiposity (fatness) through an anarchist and queer theory perspective. ...
    • All The Difference 

      Chew, Thomas; Haynes, Anastajah (10/5/2017)
      Guiding students in understanding how they do, how they can, and why they should want to make a difference on their college campus and in their community. Through student groups, campus events and responding to the world ...
    • Anything You Can Do I Can Do Better: Maintaining Inclusion Through Disability Awareness 

      James, Jessica (10/2/2014)
      Individuals who live with disabilities or developmental delays are usually perceived and labeled negatively by the media. Examples of negative labels include “wheelchair bound,” “retarded,” “handicapped,” and “crippled”. ...
    • Awareness of Visual Impairments 

      Britt, Kylie (10/2/2014)
      A person with a visual impairment has the same cognitive ability as an individual without a disability, although they may need adaptations in their environment to achieve the same goals as a person without any impairment. ...
    • Being Respectful to Gender Variant Identities 

      Light, Lucky Summer (10/2/2014)
      Human existence is a wonderful aspect of life. There are multiple stories within the world that are still unknown. Identities come from a person’s history, culture, race, ethnic/cultural background. This workshop will bring ...
    • Bigger than Me… A Beautiful Exchange 

      Hopkins, Daniel (10/2/2014)
      This workshop will be the catalyst for Pose 2’s upcoming book, “Bigger Than Me.” During this workshop students will take responsibility for gathering poetic interviews and photographs, creating stories of incidents and ...
    • BIODANCE — Social Justice 

      Tsubota, Stuart; Smith, Missy Pfohl; Rossette, Julie Schlafer (10/6/2016)
      Dance has the ability to address important social issues at both the intellectual and emotional levels. For this session, BIODANCE will perform dances that comprise the company’s “Social Justice” project, followed by an ...
    • Book Signing 

      Brockport, Presenters (9/20/2012)
      Book SigningSeymour College Union, Lobby
    • Bridges and Barriers to LGBTQ+ Health 

      Freeman, Cara (10/5/2017)
      In this presentation, participants will engage in an icebreaker activity followed by slides, Q&A, and a group brainstorm to discuss LGBTQ+ identities, terminology, and phrases to avoid. The group will brainstorm on systematic ...
    • Building and Nurturing African American Communities 

      Dewberry, Christal (10/8/2015)
      This session will explore and explain why community organizations such as Pathways to Peace are important in the lives of African American youth, and how such organizations impact their communities. Attendees will gain an ...
    • Building Community through a Service Learning Project: Learning Diversity by Serving 

      Zhang, Jie (10/8/2015)
      The purposes of this presentation are to (1) introduce a service learning project in two special education courses in the past two years, sponsored by the Institute for Engaged Learning; and (2) to explore ways to help ...
    • Building community through diversity from a global lens: What do we know about children from Chinese and Korean immigrant families and their education? 

      Zhang, Jie (10/6/2016)
      The purposes of this presentation are (1) to investigate the demographic characteristics of Chinese and Korean immigrant families living in the Greater Rochester Area of New York, (2) to explore these families’ perspectives ...
    • Camp Abilities After 20 years: Where We Have Been and Where We Are Going 

      Lieberman, Lauren J.; Linsenbigler, Kelsey; Stribing, Alexandra (10/8/2015)
      Camp Abilities is a developmental sports camp for children with visual impairments. It began at The College at Brockport in 1996 and runs for one week each summer. The purposes are: to empower children with VI to be involved ...
    • Camp Abilities Around the World: A Documentary of 20 Years 

      Lieberman, Lauren J.; Stribing, Alexandra; Jagodzinski, Lily (10/6/2016)
      Camp Abilities is an educational sports camp for children with visual impairments, blindness or deaf blindness. The camp was first started in 1996 at The College at Brockport by Dr. Lauren Lieberman. Since that first year ...
    • Camp Abilities Around the World: A Documentary of 20 Years 

      Lieberman, Lauren J.; Stribing, Alexandra; Jagodzinski, Lily (10/6/2016)
      Camp Abilities is an educational sports camp for children with visual impairments, blindness or deaf blindness. The camp was first started in 1996 at The College at Brockport by Dr. Lauren Lieberman. Since that first year ...
    • Can I Make a Difference? 

      Blythers, Marcus (10/6/2016)
      In this session, Marcus Blythers will tell his personal story and the story of many that have had to deal with racism. Through this session we will discover precise definitions of racism and how it can be blatant and then ...
    • “Can You Hear Us Now” (Panel) 

      Hussein, Halima; Kamagaté, Mariam; Abdi, Rukia; Lay, Kin (10/5/2017)
      "Can You Hear Us Now?" What is it like being a Muslim in America? How are our opportunities different being a Muslim and woman? Join us for our panel discussion, and dive into a video of a spoken word poem written and ...