The Model United Nations hosted speaker and president of Liberal International, Hakima El Haité, for a virtual talk on climate justice Saturday. The event was co-sponsored by Southern California’s Model Arab League Conference. More than 20 attended via Zoom.
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Climate change activist Maxine Burkett discusses links between climate change and race during an online lecture event hosted by Pomona College on April 1.
Sarah Rodman-Alvarez, director of the Randall Lewis Center for Well-Being and Research, hosts a panel discussion regarding the COVID-19 vaccine April 1 on Zoom.
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.
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.
Professor Grace Kyungwon Hong analyzed the effects of virtual reality technology during the Phebe Spalding Lecture in Gender and Women’s Studies at the Pomona College on Feb. 24 via Zoom.
Pomona College hosted a virtual talk that focused on the 2019 Netflix series, “We are the Wave,” young adult movements, and political activity and extremism, via Zoom Saturday.
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.
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.
Pomona College’s Gender and Women’s Studies program held a virtual feminist theory symposium last week featuring speaker Audra Simpson, a political anthropologist, and professor at Columbia University.