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Diversity Events

Heller students at Community Day 2016Heller Forward Welcomes Spring With Community Day

On January 12, 2016, students came together to further the discussion at Heller about diversity and the concepts of power and privilege experienced both inside and outside the classroom.

Dr. B.R. AmbedkarSymposium: The Annihilation of Caste

Heller's Center for Global Development and Sustainability hosted a two-day symposium on the work of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar. Speakers included GDS Director Laurence R. Simon, Heller faculty members Joseph Assan and Rajesh Sampath, and outside experts on caste and social exclusion.

Civil rights attorney Christopher CooperChristopher Cooper: How the Extent of Conflict Resolution Skills Held By Police Officers Reflect the Manner in Which Calls-for-Service are Addressed

Civil rights attorney Christopher Cooper and former Washington, DC, police officer, discussed police conflict resolution skills in light of incidents of excessive use of force by police in Ferguson, MO, and New York.

Julian BondCivil rights advocate Julian Bond: "You've got to have a goal"

Former Georgia legislator, NAACP director and civil rights advocate Julian Bond joined a panel discussion at the Heller School as the culminating event in his Brandeis residency as the 2015 Richman Distinguished Fellow in Public Life.

LGBTQ Visibility Week posterLGBTQ Visibility Week

Sponsored by Heller's LGBTQ Working Group, LGBTQ Visibility Week's goal was to make LGBTQ issues more visible at Heller, because the reality is that all issues are LGBTQ issues. Heller community members examined how intersectionality plays a crucial role in their chosen areas of study across public policy, management, and development.

Reception with Afro American and African Studies DepartmentJoint Reception with the Heller School, African and Afro-American Studies Department

Heller students and faculty had the opportunity to meet faculty and department members from Brandeis' African and Afro-American Studies department.

Angela Glover BlackwellAngela Glover Blackwell: Achieving equity shows economic results

Inaugural Richman Fellow addressed graduate students, led conversation with local leaders at Heller-sponsored events during her visit to Brandeis.

Poster of Anita Hill filmAnita Hill in spotlight in documentary "Anita"

In conjunction with the Boston opening of the documentary "Anita," the Boston Globe featured Anita Hill in a front-page story.

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