Join AU alumna Hassina Sherjan, the founder of Aid Afghanistan for Education, for a special conversation and reception hosted by the University Honors Program and the School of International Service, among others.
Deborah Drennan, Executive Director at Freedom House, joins us for our next Exploring Social Justice event. Freedom House is a temporary home for survivors of persecution from around the world who are seeking asylum in the United States and Canada. Freedom House is guided by the belief that all people deserve to live free from oppression and to be treated with justice, compassion and dignity. …more
How did DC Central Kitchen, a front-line charity in the basement of a homeless shelter, turn the economic crisis of 2008 into a chance to develop some of the country's most respected social enterprise solutions to food injustice? Join Alexander Moore, DC Central Kitchen's Chief Development Officer and author of The Food Fighters, for a discussion on the practical and philosophical struggles faced …more
In today’s society, discrimination can often be difficult to identify. It has become more sophisticated and as laws change, mainstream America can be slow at implementing new standards. Every day, people engage in activities such as renting an apartment, buying a home, applying for a job, or simply trying to access services from government agencies or department stores. Join Melvina C. Ford, …more
Type: Meetings. Workshops. Trainings. Info Sessions
The Women’s Prison Association’s (WPA) new and innovative alternative to incarceration (ATI) program, JusticeHome, is a testament to every woman’s capacity for resiliency and the culmination of our effective gender-specific and evidence-based interventions and programming. WPA’s Executive Director, Georgia Lerner, will present on how and why WPA developed this unique, home-based ATI structure …more