General Public

Atlanta and Beyond: A Vigil to Remember

On the one-year anniversary of the Atlanta spa shootings, join us as we gather to remember the eight lives tragically lost to anti-Asian violence then and recognize the lives lost since. If you’re interested in saying a few words or sharing your reflection through a more creative form, there will be an open mic portion in the program for attendees to do so and you may indicate your interest via the registration form. This event is open to the public and all are welcome.
Co-hosted by the Asian American Cultural Center and aapiNHV
Rain date: Monday, March 28, 6-7pm.

Kyrie: A Musical Vigil for Peace to Benefit Ukraine

Wondering how you can assist refugees from Ukraine? Attend this special hour of music by candlelight as we pray for an end to violence in Ukraine. This benefit concert will feature Mezzo-Soprano Karolina Wojteczko’20 Mus.M. and will include sacred music selections from across the centuries for voice, organ, violin and cello. All proceeds will go to the immediate needs of Ukrainian refugees. This concert is open to the public.

Covid-19 & Disability: Sustaining Reforms for Disability Justice

A panel discussion on the broad impact of COVID-19 and utilizing lessons learned to realize disability justice
-Rachel Arfa, Commissioner, Chicago Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities
-Rebecca Cokley, Program Officer, U.S. Disability Rights, Ford Foundation
-Jessica Roberts ’06, Leonard Childs Professor in Law, University of Houston Law Center
-Silvia Yee, Senior Staff Attorney, Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund

The Building Blocks of Consent: Title IX, The Law, and Children

Join the Yale Affinity Groups for an interactive workshop to explore the dynamics of consent in relation to healthy relationships, personal boundaries, and sexual misconduct. In addition, the history and application of Title IX laws and policies for K-12 and college students will be provided. Our presenter will be Freda Grant, a SHARE Advocate and Coordinator of Conduct Awareness Training and Prevention Education.

Yale Library Book Talk: Daphne Brooks, "Liner Notes for the Revolution: The Intellectual Life of Black Feminist Sound"

Professor Daphne Brooks will discuss her new book “Liner Notes for the Revolution: The Intellectual Life of Black Feminist Sound” (Harvard UP, 2021) which explores more than a century of music archives to examine the critics, collectors, and listeners who have determined perceptions of Black women on stage and in the recording studio. Online, free and open to all with pre-registration. Online, free, and open to all with registration.

The Signs and Symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder

Join Yale’s Affinity Groups, Kelly Powell, Ph.D, and Kashala Smith-Tavaris, CCC-SLP, for a discussion on the signs and symptoms of autism spectrum disorder. Autism spectrum disorder is a condition related to brain development that impacts how a person perceives and socializes with others, causing social interaction and communication problems. The disorder also includes limited and repetitive patterns of behavior. The term “spectrum” in autism spectrum disorder refers to the wide range of symptoms and severity.

WWN 6th Annual Recognition Award Ceremony

On behalf of the Working Women’s Network (WWN), we would like to invite you to join us for a celebration of our 2022 Recognition Award recipients on Thursday, March 31 at 12-1 pm via Zoom.

The 6th Annual WWN Recognition Award Ceremony will recognize six women who have been exemplary members of the Yale community: Limor Peer (Trailblazer), Melanie Elliot (Heroine), Sara Azam (Visionary), Nikki Mills (Worklife Champion), GoEun Lee (Innovator/Creator), and Joanna Carmona (Community Catalyst).

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