Black Ecofeminism and Abolitionist Ecology

Black Ecofeminism and Abolitionist Ecology October 12, @ 12pm - 2pm The Humanities Initiative, funded by M.O.L.D./ Mellon Foundation, invites you to a talk by Jennifer James, Associate Professor in the English department at the George Washington university. Light refreshments will be served. About the speaker: Jennifer James is the author of A Freedom Bought [...]

“I Want to Own the Plantations”: Exploring DC Activist Kimi Gray’s Public Housing Ownership Dream, Conservative Populism, and Austerity Politics in the 1980s

Tawes Hall Room 2115 7751 Alumni Dr, College Park, MD, United States

“I Want to Own the Plantations": Exploring DC Activist Kimi Gray's Public Housing Ownership Dream, Conservative Populism, and Austerity Politics in the 1980s November 9, @ 12pm - 2pm Please consider supporting our partners, The Humanities Initiative at this excellent talk led by Dr. Rosemary Ndubuizu! The Humanities Initiative is funded by M.O.L.D/ Mellon Foundation. [...]

Reckoning: Leveraging Histories of Displacement to Achieve Equity

Reckoning: Leveraging Histories of Displacement to Achieve Equity November 9, @ 12pm - 2pm Watch Recording Speaker Corey Shaw DC Legacy Project Director at Empower DC Corey Shaw, Jr is a DC native with lifelong roots in Ward 7. As a graduate of both Anacostia Senior High School and the University of the District [...]

Advocacy Amid Change: An Overview of Small Business Preservation and Anti-Displacement in the Purple Line Corridor

The Urban Equity Collaborative 7480 Preinkert Dr.Suite 1221, College Park, MD, United States

Advocacy Amid Change: An Overview of Small Business Preservation and Anti-Displacement in the Purple Line Corridor December 7, @ 12pm - 2pm Watch Recording Speaker Ness Perry Advocacy Specialist for the Latino Economic Development Center Spring 2027: that is when the 16-mile transit development called the Purple Line is set to be completed in [...]

Studying Gentrification on One Block in DC: The Many Problems of Following People Around

The Urban Equity Collaborative 7480 Preinkert Dr.Suite 1221, College Park, MD, United States

Studying Gentrification on One Block in DC: The Many Problems of Following People Around March 12, @ 2pm Watch Recording Speaker Dr. Johanna Bockman Associate Professor of Global Affairs at George Mason University This talk will explore Dr. Bockman's research on multiple globalizations and gentrification on one block in Washington, DC. Professor Johanna Bockman [...]

Building Narrative Power for Racial and Social Justice

The Urban Equity Collaborative 7480 Preinkert Dr.Suite 1221, College Park, MD, United States

Building Narrative Power for Racial and Social Justice March 26, @12pm Register Here Speaker Richard Hofrichter, Ph.D., M.A. Formerly Senior Director for Health Equity, National Association of County & City Health Officials (NACCHO) This workshop explores the relevance of building narrative power to advance health equity and social justice by transforming culture, with examples [...]

Building Interdisciplinary Research Teams

The Urban Equity Collaborative 7480 Preinkert Dr.Suite 1221, College Park, MD, United States

Building Interdisciplinary Research Teams May 9, @2:15pm Register Here Speaker  Kate Clancy, Ph.D. Food Systems Consultant and Visiting Scholar at the Center for a Livable Future Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health Kate Clancy is currently a food systems consultant, Visiting Scholar at the Center for a Livable Future Johns Hopkins University School [...]