Francine Dudoit-Tagupa, RN, and Director of the Hawaiian Healing Program at the Waikiki Health Center, Oahu will provide a presentation on Ho’oponopono; the ancient Hawaiian practice of reconciliation and forgiveness.
1pm- Keynote Address: Charlene Carruthers '07, BYP100
Gender Justice is Social Justice: An Unapologetic Perspective on Black Liberation
2pm- Dave Bentlin, Prairie Pride Coalition
Pre-Stonewall Actions that Formed the Foundation for a Modern-Day LGBTQIA+ Movement
3pm- IWU Pride Alliance
Gender Identity and Human Rights: A table discussion
Join IWU Professor Rebecca Mafazy for an installation that recreates
the Lakota medicine wheel where participants will be guided through a set of
craft-making activities to create medicine bags students containing traditional power objects.
Sarah Lindenbaum will lead a discussion and present on police brutality in America after the film.
This powerful documentary knits the stories of mothers of Black and Latinx youth murdered by the NYPD into a powerful indictment of racial profiling and police brutality, and places them within a historical context of the roots of racism in the U.S.
Quita Verban Shier, Class of 1960, will provide a presentation on selected individuals from the 140 Native Americans whom she researched for her new book Warriors in Mr. Lincoln's Army: Native American Soldiers Who Fought in the Civil War.
IWU's Black Student Union and Jewish Student Association will collaborate to lead a discussion on the impacts of racism and anti-Semitism in our society, as seen in the featured movie and true story about Ron Stallworth, an African American police officer who succesfully infiltrates his local chapter of the Ku Klux Klan.
Professor Molly Robey will present on our Summer Reading book and discuss how the power of storytelling shapes our understanding of ourselves and others while reviewing the current landscape of young adult and children's literature that address issues of gender identity.
Provost Dr. Mark Brodl will lead a seminar on how the study of genetics has impacted, informed and mis-informed our understandings of race and identity.
Join the Women of Color RSO for a discussion on current challenges and social justice issues women of color in America face today.
Sarah Lindenbaum will present on the impact art has on social justice movements.
Amanda Wesche '20 will lead a presentation on the underrepresented multitude of stories that highlight the various yet all too overlooked experiences of indigenous women in our nation.