One, Episode 16: Jared Newman (Video Premiere)

In episode #16 of the Schwarzman Center web series, O​ne, English major Jared Newman YC’20 talks with Laurie Gomez YC’22 about his senior thesis project in creative writing. His poetry anthology, entitled The Wisconsin Glacier, explores a breakage from life as we know it, confronting the influences of boredom, distraction, and attention – themes especially relevant in a time of physical distance.

Good Society Forum: The Power of Youth Voice in Creating a Good Society

Recent social movements such as Black Lives Matter and climate campaign activism have shown the powerful positive impact on the world when young people find their voice and a sense of purpose. However, many young people in the UK (and around the world) are disempowered by the systems and structures that are intended to support them. Young people’s mental wellbeing is a serious and growing concern in UK schools with one in six children aged 5-16 years now identified as having a probable mental disorder.

VIRTUAL: Higher Education in China & the U.S.: The Past, Present and Future of Chinese Students Studying Abroad and at Yale

Pericles Lewis, Vice President for Global Strategy and Vice Provost for Academic Initiatives at Yale University, and Ning Zhang, the former Deputy Secretary-General of the China Scholarship Council, will share their insights as part of the “Higher Education in China & the U.S.” series held by Yale Center Beijing on January 22 (EST).

Folding the Map on Segregation, Virtual Talk by Tonika Johnson

In this virtual conversation, Tonika Johnson will discuss how she came to use her creativity to explore urban segregation in Chicago with her Folded Map project and how it can serve as a resource for understanding, an empathy generator, and a conduit for action.
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VIRTUAL: 25th Annual MLK Celebration: Family Programs hosted by the New Haven Museum

Experience the enduring power of storytelling by participating in this annual tradition of honoring Dr. King through stories and song. Learn about and engage with his legacy through fables and a captivating program the whole family can enjoy. Featuring Clifton Graves (Chicken and the Eagle, The Creation), Joy Donaldson (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in Word), and Waltrina Kirkland-Mullins. Dr. Robbie Thomas will also join us for a reading of her children’s book “Mommy, Why Am I Different?”

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