This article, written by an avid bicyclist, describes the sexism that one woman encountered during her year of biking around Portland (including people assuming that she knew nothing about bikes). A good discussion of the gender imbalance in the biking world-- and one that touches on much of our IGR vocabulary of internalized oppression!
The Ginsberg Center and the Office of Student Activities & Leadership are pleased to announce the Davis Projects for Peace initiative for 2011. The Davis Projects for Peace are made possible by Kathryn Davis, an accomplished internationalist and philanthropist who is committed to providing the resources to actionable project ideas of today's student leaders.
Check out this article I was forwarded last year. Relevant now since Halloween was yesterday but it was posted in the Michigan Daily last year. I was really affected by this article, which is why I saved it and still have it so hopefully it will promote some critical thought for you too...
November 4, 2010
Weill Hall, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
Looking for ways to stay committed to social justice after college?
Hear alumni in various fields discuss how they have remained committed to social justice in their professional careers
Network with recent alumni to learn about work opportunities
Here's a webpage that is a great resource for those of you who want to learn more about the DREAM Act and/or would like to find ways to do something to support it. Let me know if you have any questions!
Alternative Weekends is a program of SERVE, a student run organization through the Ginsberg Center. We address social justice issues not only through community service, but also by learning more about these issues.