Spouses And Partners

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: 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!

VIRTUAL: Bicycling, Birding, and #BLM across America in a Summer of Chaos

During summer 2020, I undertook a 76-day, ~3800 mile bicycle trip across the United States from the Atlantic to the Pacific Oceans, encountering extraordinary people, landscapes, and birds as I wheeled my way through towns on the brink of collapse, Native American lands, and vast private ranches. Witnessing people’s reactions to #BlackLivesMatter and other pressing issues taught me about the forces causing division in this country and how we can mend them.

Convening Yale: Professor David Blight. 'Frederick Douglass in His Times and in Ours'

David W. Blight is Sterling Professor of History and Director of the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at Yale University. He previously taught at North Central College in Illinois, at Harvard University, and at Amherst College. In October of 2018, Simon and Schuster published his new biography of Frederick Douglass, entitled, Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom, which has won over seven book awards including the Pulitzer Prize in History, the Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize, the Bancroft Prize for History, and the Francis Parkman Prize.

VIRTUAL: Celebration of Women in Chemistry: Virtual Symposium and Networking Session

This symposium, which will take place from 1-3 pm on Tuesday, November 10, is a celebration of women’s contributions to chemistry and the history of women chemists at Yale. The symposium coincides with the unveiling of a permanent exhibit in the chemistry buildings, which features women chemists who have made prominent contributions inside and outside Yale.

Virtual: Intersectional Activism: Ruby Ibarra in Conversation and Concert

Our third event in the “Beyond the Ballot: Representation and Participation” series, join us for an up-close and personal conversation with Ruby Ibarra about how she has intentionally used her music as a critical consciousness raising tool and her platform to mobilize communities for social change. The event will also include a live virtual concert performance by Ruby.

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