Feminism, Gender Justice, and Trans-Inclusion

Supporting trans-inclusive admissions at Barnard.

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academy, activism, barnard, education, gender, history, human rights, queer, transgender

How Does It Feel to Be Stateless?

Talk by Altagracia Jean Joseph on immigration laws against Haitian immigrants in the Dominican Republic.

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activism, human rights, immigration, race, transnational

Room 504
Oct 1, 2014 | 12:00PM

How Does It Feel to Be Stateless?

Altagracia Jean Joseph

In September 2013, the Dominican Republic passed TC168/13, a law that permanently annulled the citizenship of children born to “undocumented parents,” going back to 1929. This law directly impacted the children of Haitian immigrants who have been brought into to the Dominican Republic as laborers for the past 80 years, a practice initiated by the […]

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activism, human rights, immigration

BCRW
Oct 9, 2014 | 12:00PM

Birthright Crisis: The Power and Paradoxes of Media Advocacy

Miriam Neptune

After a September 2013 court ruling stripped citizenship from thousands of Dominicans of Haitian descent, long-term efforts to critique human rights conditions in the Dominican Republic gained traction while existing tensions between Dominican and Haitian diaspora groups also increased. Miriam Neptune will discuss the experience of screening her award-winning documentary Birthright Crisis as both an […]

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activism, film, history, human rights

Event Oval
Oct 16, 2014 | 9:00AM

Justice in the Home: Domestic Work Past, Present, and Future

Eileen Boris, Tamara Mose Brown, Linda Burnham, Grace Chang, Janice Fine, Evelyn Nakano Glenn, Claire Hobden, Tera Hunter, Fish Ip, Eva Kittay, Jennifer Klein, Elizabeth Clark Lewis, Andrea Cristina Mercado, Premilla Nadasen, Rhacel Parrenas, Ai-jen Poo, Cecilia Rio, Mary Romero, Saskia Sassen, Peggie Smith, Nik Theodore, and Martina Vandenberg

DESCRIPTION PROGRAM REGISTER Description Link to Justice in the Home Wikispaces Click here to register online. Research about domestic work, domestic workers, and domestic worker organizing is an abundant and growing field. The attention garnered by organizing efforts by and on behalf of domestic workers, both nationally and internationally, has served as a spur to […]

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academy, activism, class, economic justice, gender, history, human rights, labor

Dare to Use the F-Word
May 9, 2014

Sakhi for South Asian Women

Released May 9, 2014

(Dare to Use The F-Word, Episode 11) In this episode of Dare to Use the F-Word, we interview Caritas Doha of Sakhi for South Asian Women about her work to help young women who immigrated to the U.S. as children apply for employment authorization under a new program called DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). Caritas explores the unique vulnerabilities experienced by women and children who are undocumented immigrants and survivors of violence.

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activism, children, gender, human rights, immigration, labor, violence

“I Use My Love to Guide Me”: Surviving and Thriving in the Face of Impossible Situations

A conversation with CeCe McDonald, Reina Gossett, and Dean Spade.

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activism, class, economic justice, gender, human rights, politics, prisons, queer, race, transgender, violence

Prisons Aren’t Safe for Anybody

CeCe McDonald joins prison abolition activists Reina Gossett and Dean Spade in a conversation about her own experiences surviving trauma and impossible situations, and the importance of collective organizing for people facing systems of violence.

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activism, class, economic justice, gender, human rights, politics, prisons, queer, race, transgender, violence

Police + Prisons Don’t Keep Us Safe–We Keep Each Other Safe

CeCe McDonald joins prison abolition activists Reina Gossett and Dean Spade in a conversation about her own experiences surviving trauma and impossible situations, and the importance of collective organizing for people facing systems of violence.

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activism, class, economic justice, gender, human rights, politics, prisons, queer, race, transgender, violence

Fighting the Isolation and Dehumanization of Prisons and Policing

CeCe McDonald joins prison abolition activists Reina Gossett and Dean Spade in a conversation about her own experiences surviving trauma and impossible situations, and the importance of collective organizing for people facing systems of violence.

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activism, class, economic justice, human rights, police, prison, queer, race, transgender, violence

I Use My Love to Guide Me–Surviving and Thriving in the Face of Impossible Situations

CeCe McDonald joins prison abolition activists Reina Gossett and Dean Spade in a conversation about her own experiences surviving trauma and impossible situations, and the importance of collective organizing for people facing systems of violence.

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activism, class, economic justice, gender, human rights, politics, prisons, queer, race, transgender, violence

New York City in the World

Panel at the For the Public Good Conference. Panelists include Ana Amuchástegui, Sealing Cheng, Louis Graham, Kerwin Kaye, Mark Padilla, and Mario Pecheny. Moderated by Elizabeth Bernstein.

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activism, class, economic justice, education, environment, health, human rights, labor, policy, prisons, queer, race