All Ages

VIRTUAL: Teaching Indigenous Studies: A Critical Introduction & Conversation for CT K-12 Teachers

Indigenous Studies is a rich and diverse field that is being taught in K-12 classrooms and through tribal education institutions across the country. In this session and critical conversation, a panel of experienced indigenous teachers, scholars, community educators, and youth leaders from across Connecticut will introduce critical concepts, resources, and teaching and learning frameworks applicable to educators and students at all levels, emphasizing the importance of expanding Native Studies in every grade level and subject area.

VIRTUAL: New Horizons in Conservation Conference

The Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Sustainability Initiative (JEDSI) at the Yale School of the Environment (YSE) is proud to present the third annual New Horizons in Conservation Conference. The conference is an annual gathering of students and early career professionals who are historically underrepresented in the environmental field and/ or committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the field. Conference attendees have opportunities to network, engage in hands-on workshops, and learn from leaders and visionaries in the environmental field.

VITUAL: Reporting on Tropical Forest Carbon

Uptake of carbon dioxide by vegetation reduces accumulation of the gas in the atmosphere and slows climate change. One ton of every four tons of greenhouse gasses produced from burning fossil fuels is absorbed by plants. But ongoing global warming influences how effectively plants continue playing this essential function. The socio-political contexts and power structures that govern forests are also critical factors influencing their success in mitigating climate change.

Conversation with Hopewell Chin'ono

The Jackson Institute for Global Affairs will host a conversation with Hopewell Chin’ono, a Zimbabwean human rights activist, award-winning journalist, and documentary filmmaker. The event is co-sponsored by the Poynter Fellowship in Journalism.

Chin’ono will speak about his exposure of corruption in Zimbabwe, the ruling government’s repeated detention of him and others seeking justice and share his ideas about how the international community and the Biden Administration can assist Zimbabweans. 

LGBTQ & YAAA - Book Club Discussion - A Bold World: A Memoir of Family and Transformation

Join the Yale African American Affinity Group and the LGBTQ Affinity Group for a book club discussion on The Bold World: A Memoir of Family and Transformation by Jodie Patterson. Inspired by her transgender son, activist Jodie Patterson explains identity, gender, race and authenticity to tell the real life story of a family’s history and transformation.

Join Us in Solidarity

To the YSM Community:
The murders last week in Atlanta of members of the Asian community are deeply disturbing to all of us. Sadly, these crimes are only the most recent chapter in the historic racism faced by Asian communities that has intensified during the current pandemic.

Mr. SOUL! (Watch Party & Discussion)

Before Oprah, before Arsenio, there was Mr. SOUL! Join the Afro-American Cultural Center and YSC for a screening of the award-winning documentary followed by a discussion with writer/director and former New Haven resident Melissa Haizlip and Yale Professors Thomas Allen Harris and Daphne A. Brooks. The topic will be “Making the Archive Public: Radical History in Public Television.”

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