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April Convocation!

Date: April 1 (Tue)
Time: 4-6pm
Venue: Daniel Family Commons

Come join us in welcoming the intersecting identity month of April (Asian, Middle Eastern, Pacific Islander, Queer, Disability Rights Month)! Enjoy some light refreshments as students, staff and faculty share their personal stories on their identities, discuss what April means and its importance today and into the future!

Opening Address – Queer Resource Center Interns
Student Reflection – Taylor Dauphin (Class of 2015)
Student Reflection – Ashe Kilbourne (Class of 2014)
Staff Reflection – Kora Shin (Assistant Dean of Admissions)
Student Reflection – JJ Mitchell (Class of 2015)
Closing Address – Queer Resource Center Interns


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Social Justice Leadership Conference (23 Feb 2013)

Presented by Student Activities and Leadership Development, Wesleyan Student Assembly, and Usdan University Center:

This Saturday, come to the Social Justice Leadership Conference! There will be brunch+keynote, followed by 3 blocks of 9 sessions!

The full schedule and session write-ups can be seen here:

Register here so we know to get you food!



11-12pm (DFC Usdan)
P.Davis Smith, M.D.

12:10-1pm (41 Wyllys)
• Denying Dischord: The Effect of Explicit and Implicit Bias on Representation of Sexual Assault
• Constructing Racial Bridges Through Literature
• Radical Accessibility

1:10-2pm (41 Wyllys)
• Servant Leadership: Theory and Practice
• Flashmob: The Prospect of Using Dance to  Fight for Social Justice
• Racial Segregation at Wesleyan

2:10-3pm (41 Wyllys)
• When Faith and Justice Collide
• The Privilege of Allyship
• Racial Identity Formation

3-4pm (DFC Usdan)

Registration begins at 10:30am in the DFC


The Social Justice Leadership Conference (SJLC) is a collaborative effort which provides a space for students, student groups, community members, alumni, faculty, and staff to discuss social justice and to learn and refine leadership skills. SJLC seeks to empower its participants to create change by applying the skills and knowledge acquired during the conference.

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