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Memorializing History: A Conversation About Monuments, Truth, and Justice

The Neutral Ground documents New Orleans’ fight over monuments and America’s troubled romance with the Lost Cause. In 2015, director CJ Hunt was filming the New Orleans City Council’s vote to remove four confederate monuments. But when that removal was halted by death threats, CJ set out to understand why a losing army from 1865 still held so much power in America.

"As We Are" - LIFFY Sneak Peek Special Screening

Join us for a sneak preview to launch this year’s Latino & Iberian Film Festival at Yale (LIFFY) with a screening of As We Are, a documentary that defines how Peruvian society is nowadays and for a conversation about Peruvian Society today, 200 years after becoming a Republic.
The film talks about how the Peruvian national soccer team made it to the 2018 world cup after 36 years of absence. In that context, it mentions the identity of a whole nation and their strength to resist and overcome their difficulties. It’s an exciting look at how it feels to be Peruvian.

Climate Change Conversations 2021

Yale Alumni Academy and Harvard Alumni Travels have assembled a distinguished roster of expert faculty and alumni to address the leading climate change issues facing our planet. With eight presentations taking place over three weeks, we offer alumni participants interactive lectures and discussion sessions designed to inform, educate and expand your thinking on this important topic. Our Climate Change Conversations series coincides with the United Nations COP2 Conference taking place in Glasgow this November and features several speakers who will also address that conference.

Mind/Heart for Diversity: In Conversation with Thomas Easley

Join Yale Blue Green for an interactive livestream conversation with Thomas RaShad Easley, former assistant dean for community and inclusion at the Yale School of the Environment and author of the new book Mind/Heart for Diversity. This book was written to teach us how to use both our minds and hearts simultaneously when engaged in difficult conversations or challenging circumstances around matters of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Wonderful Books and Where to Find Them!

The New Haven Free Public Library, in partnership with the Yale Affinity Groups, is excited to bring you this new book club for families focusing on topics of social importance. This month we focus on Native American Heritage with a reading of We Are Water Protectors by Carol Lindstrom. Come for the reading and stay for the discussion. This event will take place in the Children’s Room of the New Haven Free Public Library. Questions? Call (203) 946-8129.

Breast Cancer Awareness Event

Join the Yale African American Affinity Group and Dr. Levita Robinson for a discussion on breast cancer in the black community, the disproportionate exposure to breast carcinogens, and the highest risk of severe health impacts from the disease. Dr. Robinson will also address the following areas of cancer disparities: research, training, community outreach, and why access to cancer treatment and prevention programs are not equal for African Americans.

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