VIRTUAL: Adventures in Space-Making with the Rev. Phiwa Langeni

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.

VIRTUAL: Innovation, Imagination, and Frustration: New Directions for Youth Ministry

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.

Kuheli Dutt: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Addressing Systemic Racism in STEM

STEM fields tend to lack diversity, with minorities (women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals) facing challenges and typically leaving these fields at higher rates than majority groups. In the geosciences, racial diversity has not increased in the past forty years. The less diverse a field, the greater the reliance on stereotypes and implicit biases, which in turn disproportionately impacts marginalized groups.

Jackson Visiting Fellow Discussion Forum | Susan Rice

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.

Virtual: AfroLatinos - An Untaught History Documentary Screening & Discussion

Join the Yale Latino Networking Group, Yale African American Affinity Group, and Office of Diversity & Inclusion for a documentary screening and discussion of AfroLatinos - An Untaught History.

“Afro-Latinos” is a documentary that tells the history and celebrates the rich culture of people in Latin America of African descent. From the history of how and when enslaved Africans came to Central and South America to identity issues in the Hispanic community today.

Parent and Me Hip Hop Dance Class

Join Future Leaders of Yale, Working Women’s Network, Yale African American Affinity Group, and WorkLife for a Parent and Me Hip Hop Dance Class with Jeff Manley.

Parent and Me Hip Hop is a fantastic rhythm and movement class, and an amazing bonding experience with you and your child. Let’s get your body moving and have some fun!!

Gordon Grand Fellowship Online Lecture: A Conversation with Anne Wojcicki YC’96, CEO & Co-founder, 23andMe, and President Peter Salovey

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.

Virtual: ‘Coming Out’ Panel Discussion: Stories from the Intersection of Disability and Sexuality

Yale’s Workplace Survey results revealed that a higher percentage of LGBTQ+ identified people also identify as disabled compared to the heterosexual majority.

This panel will focus on storytelling, skill-building, and the choice of disclosure, and is intended to highlight one area of intersectionality between the LGBTQ and DiversAbility at Yale Affinity Groups.

In celebration of National Coming Out Day (October 11), panelists will discuss their experiences of “coming out” either as LGBTQ+, as having a disability at Yale, or both.

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