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Fair Haven Day

Join us for a parade and festival celebrating community, local art and artists, culture, sports, creativity, entrepreneurship, and partnership, presented by and for the Fair Haven neighborhood. Fair Haven Day begins with the Fair Haven Community Parade organized by the Mary Wade Home, followed by a full day of activities at the Arts & Ideas Fair Haven Neighborhood Festival.
Saturday, May 6, 12-6 pm. Fair Haven School. 164 Grand Avenue.
Co-sponsored by the Council on Latin American & Iberian Studies

Amy Harmon (Thursday, 5/4): "Could Somebody Please Debunk This?’: Writing About Science When Even the Scientists Are Nervous”: Genomics & Society Series.

Technological innovations are rapidly deepening our understanding of the human genome for both scientists and the public alike, emphasizing the need to explore the societal implications of the genomic revolution. This year’s series will explore the complex, changing relationship on what science can tell us about our ancestry, how this science can be performed more equitably, and how these genomic insights translate into the public’s understanding of race, medicine, and history.

Ameen Mokdad's the Curve Tour

Benjamin Franklin College is hosting a College Tea on May 3 from 4-6pm at Lighten Theater. The event will feature Iraqi composer and instrumentalist Ameen Mokdad, Ekklesia Contemporary Ballet, and the Hartford-based Cuatro Puntos Ensemble. Together they will be performing “The Curve Tour”.
Ameen was trapped in hiding by ISIS for nearly two years in his hometown of Mosul. During that time, he wrote an extraordinary repertoire of powerfully emotional music that traverses the range of emotions: fear, defeat, hope and rebirth.

Opposing Racism through the Lens of Franco-American Experiences

“Opposing Racism through the Lens of Franco-American Experiences” showcases stories of New England’s Franco-Americans who were targeted by white supremacy groups in the 1920s. New England’s Franco-Americans were not assimilating into the American way of life as other immigrants were doing (e.g., they strove to preserve their French language). This event is one of a series of in-person workshops throughout the Midwest, using selections from Ben Levine’s “Waking Up French” documentary to share the little-known and startling history of Franco-American oppression.

Yale Powwow

Join us at the first Yale Powwow since 2018! Sharing space with Eid and Earth Day, the powwow will take place on April 22nd, 2023 from 12pm-6pm at the Lanman Center on Yale’s campus!! In celebration of the powwow’s return, our first powwow since 2018, we’ve opted for a theme of Roots and Regrowth.

VIRTUAL: Social Media, Influencers, and Climate Justice Communication

Join the Yale Center for Environmental Communication for a panel discussion on social media, influencers, and climate justice communication. We will explore the ways in which leading eco-influencers are harnessing online platforms for education and social change around environmental, climate, and justice issues. Cynthia Norrie, Deputy Digital Director for Yale Program on Climate Change Communication, will moderate a conversation with Kristy Drutman of Browngirl Green and Green Jobs Board, Isaias Hernandez of QueerBrownVegan, and Sophia Kianni of Climate Cardinals.

VIRTUAL: Hanging with Our Younger Selves: Uplifting the Future of AAPI Mental Health

Join our panel as we talk to a variety of AAPI-focused mental health counselors and learn about their stories in career acquisition. Have a chance to speak to them personally and learn about opportunities young people can have to boost their career in mental health! Panelists include: Yale School of Nursing Psych-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner student Peggy Wong ’24 MSN, Dr. Eunice Yuen of the Yale School of Medicine and Yale Child Study Center, Dr. Tim Huang of Mind X PLLC, and Amy Tao-Foster of the UT Counseling and Mental Health Center.
Anyone is welcome to join!

Screening of The Land of Azaba & Q&A with director and protagonist

Screening of the award-winning documentary The Land of Azaba, a Spanish-language film set in Western Spain that closely observes the largest land preservation and ecological restoration project in Europe. Followed by a Q&A with the film director Greta Schiller, an Emmy-Award-winning veteran documentary filmmaker based in New York, and Carlos Sanchez, the film protagonist and President of Fundación Naturaleza y Hombre.

How Indigenous Languages Foster Cooperation

Américo Mendoza-Mori (Harvard University) is a Peruvian-born advocator of indigenous languages and Andean culture in the United States. His research and advocacy have been featured by the United Nations, The New York Times, NPR, among others. He had previously taught at the University of Pennsylvania, where he founded the Quechua language program. In this informal lunch meeting with the New Haven community, he will discuss how indigenous languages, particularly Quechua, are built around many concepts that demonstrate a deep sense of community.

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