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Speaker stresses the urgency of climate action

Steven Linares, minister of housing, technical services, infrastructure, youth and sport for Gibraltar, spoke about the urgent need to address the issue of climate change on a global scale, and how first world countries can contribute to climate reform, Wednesday during a lecture hosted by the University’s International Studies Institute.

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Rema Reynolds, associate professor of leadership and counseling at Eastern Michigan University, uses a poem by Audre Lorde to discuss ways a school system can make transformative changes by assisting students with leadership. Her March 17 Webex lecture was hosted by the LaFetra College of Education and the Center for Educational Equity and Intercultural Research. / photo by Armida Carranza

Speaker says education benefits from changing policies, practices and beliefs

Rema Reynolds, associate professor of leadership and counseling at Eastern Michigan University, discussed disparities in the education system and explored ways to address these issues utilizing policies, practices and pedagogical choices March 17 via Webex during her lecture “Reimagining Schools for Justice.” The talk was held for over 70 community members.

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Speaker explains pandemic history

Vito Imbasciani, secretary of the California Department of Veterans Affairs, spoke about the scientific history of the coronavirus, the future of the COVID-19 vaccine and how the ongoing pandemic has shed light on the existing disparities in healthcare found in low-income communities on Wednesday during a lecture hosted by the International Studies Institute.

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Rev. Charles Dorsey speaks about overcoming limitations and embracing your power at a Zoom lecture hosted by the Brothers Forum on Wednesday to commemorate Black History Month.

Activism at different levels discussed

Author and vocalist Rev. Charles Dorsey talked about the Black experience and challenged participants to be agents in disrupting oppression and white supremacy on Wednesday at the “We Got Problems: A Conversation about Overcoming Limitations and Embracing Your Power” lecture held via Zoom an hosted by the University of La Verne’s Brothers’ Forum.

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