Asian American Footsteps Conference

Asian American Footsteps Conference Educate. Empower. Embrace. Founded in 2011 by Aya Murata, then advisor to Asian/Asian American students, the Asian American Footsteps Conference proved early on to be an important and much needed space in the independent secondary school world. In that first year, keynote SuChin Park, former news correspondent for MTV, reminded studentsContinue reading “Asian American Footsteps Conference”

It’s Just Food: A Food Justice Symposium

Keynote Speakers Fred Opie is a Professor of History and Foodways at Babson College. Some of his classes include Food and Civil Rights, Food and Politics and African History and Foodways. His most recent book is, Southern Food and Civil Rights: Feeding the Revolution. Mariam Raqib, founder and director of Afghanistan Samsortya, a nonprofit organization basedContinue reading “It’s Just Food: A Food Justice Symposium”

Data for Social Justice Symposium

Cultivating Data Literacy and a Discerning Eye for Truth and Justice POSTPONED to 2020-2021 Inspired by the Data for Black Lives Symposium hosted at MIT, several groups across campus are working on an interdisciplinary symposium this Spring: Data for Social Justice. This day-long program aims to examine the role that data takes in our lives, fromContinue reading “Data for Social Justice Symposium”