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Educational Events & Trainings


 

Thursday, September 14th

5:00-6:30pm

DAY IN THE LIFE OF SERVICE

Representatives from AmeriCorps, City Year, Peace Corps, Service Year, and Teach For America share how service looks like at each organization.

Location: HBL1947 Conference Room

 

Tuesday, October 10th

12:00-2:00pm

 SOCIAL WORK CAREER DAY MEET & GREET

Interact with social work professionals and alumni. Learn more about UCONN’s MSW program.

Location: Student Union 303

 

Wednesday, October 18th

-Movie screening: 4:00-6:00pm 

-Dinner and discussion: 6:15-8:30pm

 “POVERTY INC.” FILM SCREENING AND DISCUSSION

Documentary on the dangers of global charity.

http://www.povertyinc.org

Location: Student Union Theater

Register for the dinner and dicussion here: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=ybu6qapab&oeidk=a07eekk0zftde54ab88 

 

 

Tuesday, October 24th

4:30-6:00pm

HUMAN RIGHTS CAREER NIGHT

This event will highlight a human rights professional’s journey into the field, allow the 2017 Summer internship Fellows to share their experiences with premier domestic and international human rights organizations, and introduce students to the opportunities, awards, and funding available through UConn’s Human Rights Institute.

Location: Konover Auditorium- Dodd Center

Saturday, October 28th

8:30am-3:30pm

 STUDENT LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE

Creating Space: Unity Dialogue Social Justice Opportunity

The one-day conference seeks to create a dedicated space and platform for students who are committed to community service, civic engagement, and social justice and change. The theme:  Creating Space: Solidarity, Dialogue, Social Justice, Opportunity is designed to provide a framework where students examine their motivations for civic engagement, social justice, and service.

Location: Quinnipiac University-North Haven campus

For more information and to waive the registration fee, contact: sara.cook@uconn.edu

 Tuesday, November 14th 

Public Talk: 4-5:30pm

Dinner and discussion: 5:30-7pm

 KATAL CENTER FOR HEALTH, EQUITY AND JUSTICE

This talk will look at how organizing grassroots and grasstops coalitions along with broad based advocacy and community organizing helped shift public will for systemic change and policy reform in Connecticut. We will focus in these policies: • Crack Powder Cocaine (2004-2005) • Medical Marijuana (2007) • Ban the Box (2008-2009)

Location: Laurel Hall 201 (presentation) Laurel Hall 302 (dinner and discussion

Register for the dinner and discussion here: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07eerars8i215582f7&oseq=&c=&ch=