Thursday, September 14th
|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
| 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.
Location: Student Union Theater
Tuesday, October 24th
|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
| STUDENT LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
| 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