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Digital Accessibility Office Hours

Have a question about digital accessibility? Want a person to show you what you need to do in real time? Visit our monthly office hours to get hands-on assistance with your websites, your documents, your social media, communications, and more. Learn how to use Siteimprove, or get a manual check on that flier you’re about to send to the printer. Let us refresh your memory on making your PDFs screen-readable. You get the idea. To join office hours via Zoom, use this link: https://zoom.us/j/93486655135.

FLY & ANY Watch Party - All In: The Fight for Democracy

Join Future Leaders of Yale (FLY) and the Asian Network at Yale (ANY) for a Watch Party of All In: The Fight for Democracy.

All In: The Fight for Democracy examines the issue of voter suppression in the US. The film interweaves personal experiences with activism and historical insight to expose a problem that has corrupted our country from the beginning. With the expertise of Stacey Abrams, the film offers an insider’s look into the barriers to voting.

Please note that you must have access to Amazon Prime Video to participate in this Watch Party.

Webinar: Defying Illegality: Organizing in and around Migrant Detention

Amidst ongoing debates about policing and mass incarceration, migrant detention centers have been focal points for mobilizations against the U.S. carceral regime. Through coordinated protest, testimonial acts, and hunger strikes, incarcerated migrants have drawn attention to systemic abuses in prisons, while defending their rights to belonging, family unification, and transnational mobility. Their actions revealed the ways that ICE used the COVID-19 pandemic to further repress prisoners.

VIRTUAL: Adventures in Space-Making with the Rev. Phiwa Langeni

If you’ve ever wondered about ways to better engage with LGBTQ+ youth in your setting, you’ll want to join this webinar as the Rev. Phiwa Langeni shares about their experiences in youth ministry and, most recently, founding Salus Center, Lansing, Michigan’s only LGBTQ+ resource and community center. In addition to learning practical tips on language, pronouns, and other queer-related issues, you’ll gain insights on simple changes you can make in your own practices to create space for LGBTQ+ youth and others you intend to serve.

VIRTUAL: Innovation, Imagination, and Frustration: New Directions for Youth Ministry

Everyone knows that existing models for caring for teens (especially in ecclesial contexts) are pretty tired. The problem is that the church in North America often struggles to do excellent and compelling work. It also struggles to innovate. This webinar will explore some basic ideas to stimulate your imagination about how to impact teens/young adults in your community through innovative thinking. We will look at an innovative model of ministry that has been developed in the Pacific Northwest and it’s engagement in the world of social enterprise.

Kuheli Dutt: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Addressing Systemic Racism in STEM

STEM fields tend to lack diversity, with minorities (women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals) facing challenges and typically leaving these fields at higher rates than majority groups. In the geosciences, racial diversity has not increased in the past forty years. The less diverse a field, the greater the reliance on stereotypes and implicit biases, which in turn disproportionately impacts marginalized groups.

Jackson Visiting Fellow Discussion Forum | Susan Rice

The Jackson Institute will host a Visiting Fellow Discussion Forum featuring Ambassador Susan Rice, Former National Security Advisor to President Obama and U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations.
Ambassador Rice will discuss her book, Tough Love: My Story of the Things Worth Fighting For (2019).
Rick Levin, past president of Yale and the Frederick William Beinecke Professor of Economics, Emeritus, will moderate the conversation.

Virtual: AfroLatinos - An Untaught History Documentary Screening & Discussion

Join the Yale Latino Networking Group, Yale African American Affinity Group, and Office of Diversity & Inclusion for a documentary screening and discussion of AfroLatinos - An Untaught History.

“Afro-Latinos” is a documentary that tells the history and celebrates the rich culture of people in Latin America of African descent. From the history of how and when enslaved Africans came to Central and South America to identity issues in the Hispanic community today.

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