Mejorando La Raza? (Bettering the Race?): Anti-Blackness, LatinX, & the Journey to Decolonize our Mindset

Continuing this year’s ¡Fiesta Latina! programming and curated in partnership with Colectivo Bambula, this panel will bring together Latinx professionals across the diaspora working to challenge anti-Blackness in Latinx culture, highlighting the dynamic work of organizers, educators, artists, and freedom fighters.

VIRTUAL: Commemorating ADA 30: In Conversation with Judy Heumann and Tony Coelho

Join the Yale community for this special livestream event to commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) with two iconic national disability rights leaders who were instrumental in the passage of this historic bill. A lifelong disability rights advocate, Judith E. Heumann has served in the Clinton and Obama administrations, the nonprofit sector, and at the World Bank and State Department to promote the mainstreaming of disability rights domestically and abroad—she was recently featured in the Netflix documentary, Crip Camp.

Virtual: YAAA, FLY, &YVN presents Mental Health Check-In Lunch and Learn

Join us at this rare opportunity to experience what it is like to be in a group therapy session that is intended to not only help the Black men who attend, but is also meant to increase awareness for people who are in (family, friend, co-worker, or intimate) relationship with Black men. This event is intended to educate through phenomenological experience, so that each person has an opportunity to gain an understanding about the therapeutic needs of Black men by doing.”

VIRTUAL: Father Soldier Son: A Conversation on Service, Sacrifice, and War

Join us on Veterans Day for a special livestream discussion with the journalists and filmmakers associated with Father Soldier Son, a Netflix documentary that follows the life of Master Sergeant Brian Eisch (U.S. Army) and his family over a 10-year period during his time in uniform, his deployment to Afghanistan, his combat-related injury and recovery, and his transition from the military to civilian life—documenting the challenges and struggles they faced along the way. This dialogue, building on the film, will explore the meaning of duty, honor, and sacrifice.

VIRTUAL: What Comes Next: Environmental Justice After the Election

Please join the Yale Environmental Dialogue for an online panel discussion with leading environmental justice scholars and practitioners on what the result of the election means for the future of the environmental justice movement. The panel will be held on Zoom on Monday, November 9, 2020, from 6:00-7:00 PM ET. Please register at https://yale.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_omxhlX__S1-J4-emp0htMg.

Yale GISday Virtual Conference 2020

Yale University will celebrate GIS Day 2020 with the Yale GISday Virtual Conference: Mapping Spatial Inequity. Our GIS community at Yale University has shown an innovative application of geographic information system (GIS) technology in analysis, visualization, gaining insights into geospatial data, and decision-making in many fields ranging from science and social science to medicine, among others.

Virtual: WWN presents Exhale, Relax, Refresh, Recharge a NEW Fitstyle workshop

Join this NEW Fitstyle workshop focused on ways TO HELP PARENTS decrease stress in everyday life:

*Learn how to build healthy habits around stretching by using your everyday activities.
*Review a checklist for setting up a relaxing workspace and study space for kids at home.
*Receive time management tips and movement ideas to prevent stress.

This workshop includes actual stretches (done seated and/or standing) as well as breathing and relaxation exercises. PLUS, receive MINDFUL MOTIVATIONS (text messages) that will help you keep what you learn top of mind!

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