Introduction to LGBTQ+ Identities & Inclusive Language (Faculty & Staff Session)

Online Ann Arbor, MI

Audience: This session is intended for SPH Faculty & Staff only Program Description: The Spectrum Center's Introduction to LGBTQ+ Identities & Inclusive Language Workshop is designed to support an individual, department, or organization in their knowledge development of LGBTQ+ terminology, inclusivity, and advocacy. This is an introductory workshop, yet the content is fundamental to building

6th Annual CEW+ Advocacy Symposium: Creating Change through Introspection, Dialogue & Action

Michigan League 911 N. University Ave., Ann Arbor, MI

RSVP here: https://myumi.ch/z1Dbb The CEW+ Advocacy Symposium returns in person this fall to bring together staff, faculty, students, and community members to create change through introspection, dialogue, and action.  This year’s symposium will feature: Opening Session: Financial Empowerment roundtable discussions and lunch hosted by Laurita Thomas, Executive in Residence, Center for Positive Organizations, President, American Research

Ask Me Anything: HBCU

Online Ann Arbor, MI

Join this session to speak with current students who completed their degree at a HBCU university prior to joining Ross. We'll be covering what the Ross community is like, classes, and more! Most of the session will be dedicated to questions from the audience. Registration link

Poverty is not Just Material: An Investigation of Attention and Time Poverties

Online Ann Arbor, MI

This seminar will be presented by Visiting Scholar Dr. Irene Y.H. Ng, from the National University of Singapore. While material poverty is an essential starting point for understanding the experiences of individuals in poverty, this presentation argues that policy responses are limited without understanding two other important poverties: attention and time poverties. Along the lines of

Earthfest 2022

Diag - Central Campus Central Campus, 515 E Jefferson, Ann Arbor, MI

Earthfest celebrates sustainability initiatives across U-M and the surrounding communities, while providing an inclusive platform to educate and engage the campus community on opportunities to support sustainability and environmental justice on campus and in our daily lives. Come learn about sustainability on campus and participate in fun engagement opportunities.  

DEI Lecture Series: Ready, Set, Action.

Online Ann Arbor, MI

Drawing from Michigan Engineering’s Five-Year DEI-Strategic Plan, this lecture will focus on tangible solutions that will help individuals successfully contribute to DEI initiatives across the College, ensuring our commitment as people-first engineers. Amy Moreno Sherwood will provide various practices and reflection exercises that encourage students, staff and faculty to be active DEI champions. Presented by

Alternatives to Policing: Unarmed Crisis Response and the Role of Social Workers

Online Ann Arbor, MI

Police violence against Black bodies rightfully has forced society to look more closely at our policing and public safety practices. The #BlackLivesMatter movement has highlighted the racist origins of policing in this country, and how excessive use of force often targets Black people with deadly results. Disproportionately, police are forced to respond to social, economic,

Recurring Event Anti Racism and Food Justice

Anti Racism and Food Justice

Betsy Barbour House - UMSFP Food Lab in Basement of Betsy Barbour 420 S State St, Ann Arbor, MI

Interested in food sustainability or social justice initiatives? Want to explore ways to resist white supremacy within the food system? Come join one of our biweekly meetings to get involved with The University of Michigan Sustainable Food Program. We have four different groups to join, all with different themes. Fill out the interest form and

Social Policy is health policy: Lessons from the Pandemic

Weill Hall (Ford School) - Annenberg Auditorium (1120) 735 S. State St., Ann Arbor, MI

Join Ford School Dean and founding director of the U-M Center for Racial Justice, Celeste Watkins-Hayes and Paula Lantz, James B. Hudak Professor of Health Policy, as they discuss the devastating structural inequities exposed by the COVID pandemic—and why all policymakers must now be equipped with a toolkit for navigating pandemics.   Registration link