Join us for a candid virtual conversation with Hari Kondabolu, comedian, writer, and podcaster based in Brooklyn, NY. You might recognize him from the Netflix special “Warn Your Relatives” released in 2018 and his critically acclaimed documentary “The Problem with Apu” released on truTV in 2017.
Join Evan Mawarire, Founder of #ThisFlag Citizen’s Movement and a 2020 World Fellow, as he discusses the consequences of challenging dictatorships.
Amidst ongoing debates about policing and mass incarceration, migrant detention centers have been focal points for mobilizations against the U.S. carceral regime. Through coordinated protest, testimonial acts, and hunger strikes, incarcerated migrants have drawn attention to systemic abuses in prisons, while defending their rights to belonging, family unification, and transnational mobility. Their actions revealed the ways that ICE used the COVID-19 pandemic to further repress prisoners.
If you’ve ever wondered about ways to better engage with LGBTQ+ youth in your setting, you’ll want to join this webinar as the Rev. Phiwa Langeni shares about their experiences in youth ministry and, most recently, founding Salus Center, Lansing, Michigan’s only LGBTQ+ resource and community center. In addition to learning practical tips on language, pronouns, and other queer-related issues, you’ll gain insights on simple changes you can make in your own practices to create space for LGBTQ+ youth and others you intend to serve.
Everyone knows that existing models for caring for teens (especially in ecclesial contexts) are pretty tired. The problem is that the church in North America often struggles to do excellent and compelling work. It also struggles to innovate. This webinar will explore some basic ideas to stimulate your imagination about how to impact teens/young adults in your community through innovative thinking. We will look at an innovative model of ministry that has been developed in the Pacific Northwest and it’s engagement in the world of social enterprise.
The Jackson Institute will host a Visiting Fellow Discussion Forum featuring Ambassador Susan Rice, Former National Security Advisor to President Obama and U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations.
Ambassador Rice will discuss her book, Tough Love: My Story of the Things Worth Fighting For (2019).
Rick Levin, past president of Yale and the Frederick William Beinecke Professor of Economics, Emeritus, will moderate the conversation.
Please join us on Thursday, October 8 from 4:15 - 5:15 p.m. for the Gordon Grand Lecture at Yale: A Conversation with Anne Wojcicki YC ’96, CEO & Co-founder, 23andMe, and Yale University President, Peter Salovey. Yale School of Management Dean, Kerwin K. Charles will host.
The Gordon Grand Fellowship Lecture series brings prominent business leaders to Yale University each year to discuss their careers, philosophies, and expertise with the Yale and New Haven communities. We are delighted to welcome Anne back to Yale as our inaugural virtual Gordon Grand Fellow.
The Franke Lectures in the Humanities
Fred Moseley, Mount Holyoke College
Interested in social justice activism as an expression of your faith? Join us for an evening with Tahil Sharma, United Religions Initiative Regional Coordinator and a Director of the University of Southern California Hindu Students Organization.
Tahil will share his personal journey as a gay American-born Hindu and Sikh working in the social justice and chaplaincy/spiritual care-giving domains.
Albert Woodfox, the author of SOLITARY, will have a Zoom conversation with Irene Vázquez ‘21. Anne Fadiman, Yale’s Francis Writer-in-Residence, will introduce. Woodfox spent more than forty years in prison, mostly in solitary confinement, for a crime he did not commit. SOLITARY was a finalist for both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award.