What does safety look like for you and your community? How do concerns about safety impact your daily life and experience? When and how does your privilege insulate you from such concerns? Some of the specific issues we may touch upon during the year include police brutality, immigrant and refugee struggles, labor rights, LGBTQIA+ status, domestic violence, and others.
If you have suggestions for events or topics and/or would like to collaborate on an event, please let us know!
November: Community Reads
December-February: Black Lives Matter Display in collaboration with the UWB Black Student Union
Information about copies of Citizen: An American Lyric available online, at the Campus Library, and elsewhere is listed below.
Even if you're only able to read part of the book before November 17th, please join us! There will be no pop quizzes, we promise!
The 2016-2017 Community Reads program:
Fall Quarter: Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine
Winter Quarter: Nobody: Casualties of America's War on the Vulnerable, from Ferguson to Flint and Beyond by Marc Lamont Hill
Spring Quarter: Octavia's Brood: Science Fiction Stories from Social Justice Movements edited by Walidah Imarisha and adrienne maree brown