The Liberation Collective

The Liberation Collective met for five weeks in plenary sessions, family groups, and affinity spaces to expand our political imaginary. The purpose of our learning-for-action group is to build coalition, deepen our political analysis through reading and discussion, and reflect on our relationships to and roles in movement building. For our yearlong students, it’s alsoContinue reading “The Liberation Collective”

Community, Justice, Joy

We framed the synchronous portions of orientation around three themes: Community, Justice, and Joy. We started this school year in the wake of great loss due to several structural and institutional failures to protect those in our communities. Many of our students spent the past spring and summer digging into work around anti-Blackness, xenophobia, transphobia, power and privilege,Continue reading “Community, Justice, Joy”

CAMD Newsletter

Every other Friday, stay up-to-date with opportunities to engage: student club initiatives, guest speakers, Instagram collaborations, and more. Click here to submit your addition to the biweekly CAMD Newsletter! Issue #2Friday, May 1, 2020 This week, watch the GSA’s tribute to the Day of Silence, learn more about Brace’s virtual Take Back the Night, celebrateContinue reading “CAMD Newsletter”


Podcasts allow for creators tell their stories, explore ideas, and engage in meaningful discourse. Here are some of our CaMD speakers’ podcasts— All My Relations Adrienne Keene | Podcast Archive All My Relations is a podcast hosted by Matika Wilbur (Swinomish and Tulalip) and Adrienne Keene (Cherokee Nation) to explore our relationships— relationships to land,Continue reading “Podcasts”

CaMD Bookshelf

Real American: A Memoir By  Julie Lythcott-Haims In her fearless memoir, Lythcott-Haims describes her path to self-acceptance, and the healing power of community in overcoming the hurtful isolation of being incessantly considered “the other.” The only child of a marriage between an African-American father and a white British mother, she shows how so-called “micro” aggressionsContinue reading “CaMD Bookshelf”

2019-2020 Diversity Glossary

Language is powerful and significantly informs how we live and communicate. To help you navigate our richly diverse Andover community and engage in thoughtful and meaningful discourse with one another, we offer below some basic campus vocabulary. Please consider the following definitions as a starting point and not as an exhaustive list. We know thatContinue reading “2019-2020 Diversity Glossary”