‘Speak out against racism’ – Developing and Implementing an anti-racism intervention in Australian schools
This presentation will describe the background context of SOAR, including available data on experiences of racism among Australian children and youth, the rationale and conceptual framework for SOAR, and discuss initial feedback from schools implementing the program.
In the documentary, Tale of the Grim Sleeper, Nick Broomfield digs into the case of the notorious serial killer known as the Grim Sleeper, who terrorized black & other women in South Central LA over 25 years. Join us for a screening followed by a discussion with Margaret Prescod of KPFK Radio and Nana Gyamfi, human & civil rights attorney.
From May 17-19, 2018, the American Indian Studies Center at University of California, Los Angeles and its Southern California co-hosts will welcome NAISA, the largest scholarly organization devoted to Indigenous issues and research, to Yaanga (Downtown Los Angeles) on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the Tongva.
Join the Institute on Inequality and Democracy at UCLA Luskin, to share and discuss research and activism to analyze structures of urban displacement, racialized policing, and the mass supervision and control of youth. The event will also shine a light on organizing frameworks and resistance strategies that challenge exclusion.
Join us as we host Dr. Katrina Walsemann to speak about the impact of school segregation on student health.
Women in 51 countries so far are taking action on M8 as part of the International Women’s Strike 2018. Where we can, women will be going on strike for 1 hour, withholding our labor both waged and unwaged. And at 6 pm join sisters around the world in making LOUD NOISE together!
he Critical Race Studies Program is excited to invite to a celebration of the 2nd edition of Manifest Destinies: The Making of the Mexican American Race, featuring a book talk with Professor Laura E. Gómez, with a reception to follow.
Justin Dunnavant, UC President’s Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Anthropology at UC Santa Cruz, talks about “Training the Next Generation of Archaeologists: The Society of Black Archaeologists and Sustainable Archaeology.”
Michelle Morse: The Need for an Anti-Racist Campaign in Global Health: Challenging the Savior Complex
Michelle Morse, MD, MPH is an Associate Physician in the Division of Global Health Equity and Assistant Program Director for the Internal Medicine Residency Program at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. In this talk, Dr. Morse will talk about the need for an anti-racist campaign in the glocal health movement.
In this talk, Keel argues that the enduring belief that race comes from “Nature” reflects the haunting influence of Christian intellectual history on the development of modern scientific thinking about human ancestry. Keel suggests this unavoidable convergence of science and religion has consequences for our ability to recognize the social factors that produce and maintain human biological differences.
Calling all interested faculty!
Please bring the following to the meeting:
- Your appetite.
- Your calendar. Please either review it in advance or bring it to the meeting so we can settle on regular dates for our activities
- Any announcements that may be of interest to this group
- Some symbol of your relationship to racism, social justice or health that you feel comfortable sharing with the group. This may be something material (e.g., a recent publication or award) or non-material (e.g., a memory).
Despite the massive increase in border enforcement after 1986, undocumented population growth did not decrease, but rose. In this talk, Dr. Massey undertake a systematic analysis of border enforcement as a policy for immigration control.
Doug Massey is Henry G. Bryant Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs, with a joint appointment in the Woodrow Wilson School. A member of the National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the American Philosophical Society, he is the current president of the American Academy of Political and Social Science and is a member of the Council of the National Academy of Sciences and co-editor of the Annual Review of Sociology. He currently serves as Director of the Office of Population Research. Massey’s research focuses on international migration, race and housing, discrimination, education, urban poverty, stratification, and Latin America, especially Mexico. He is the author, most recently, of Brokered Boundaries: Constructing Immigrant Identity in Anti-Immigrant Times, coauthored with Magaly Sanchez and Published by the Russell Sage Foundation.
The next meeting of the Public Health Critical Race Journal Club will be the second Thursday of the month, December 14th, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM in the Department of Community Health Sciences conference room, Room 36-070.
This is a brown bag lunch event.
Danny Glover & Dr. Gerald Horne in Conversation – Discussing the Interrelationship of History & Today’s Social Justice Movements
A Sojourner Truth Community Forum in support of the new Poor People's Campaign.
Location: 33-105A CHS
Registration: Register Here » (link is external)
"Public Health Advocacy in the Current Political Climate" will bring in on-the-ground advocates from a diverse range of public health issues to talk about the advocates’ roles with making systemic change to positively impact health, to provide concrete ways for public health students and professionals to get involved, and to empower students, faculty, and staff. The event will serve as a call to action, broadening the FSPH community’s perspective on how they can contribute to advocacy as public health professionals from diverse backgrounds and with a wide-range of skill sets.
This Grand Round is sponsored by: The Public Health Training Program on Population Health Advocacy, the Department of Community Health Sciences, the Student Affairs Office, and the Office of the Associate Dean for Practice.
A light lunch will be provided.
SAAPHI Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium. The theme of this year's meeting is "Celebrating 25 Years of Excellence in Advocacy, Research, & Leadership." We invite you to join us for a dynamic meeting designed to increase understanding of strategies and opportunities aimed at creating and implementing policies to promote health throughout the African Diaspora.
Anti-Racist Lawyering and Activism: The View from Los Angeles on Tuesday Oct 24th, featuring a panel of UCLA CRS alumni. This event is part 2 of a series, started with Charlottesville and Beyond: Unpacking White Supremacy.
You can RSVP through the link below. Please note that the event qualifies for up to 1.5 hours of Recognition and Elimination of Bias Continuing Legal Education credits.
We look forward to seeing you there.
Director, Critical Race Studies Program
UCLA School of Law
405 Hilgard Ave., Box 951476
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1476
Phone: (310) 206-8178
Fax: (310) 206-7705