Recent Events


September 21, 2020: September Segal Convening on Peace Corps and International Service during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Hosted by RPCVs Kareen Sanchez (2017 SYA Segal Fellow) and Kyle Richard (Segal Program Coordinator). Video is available from the event online.

August 19, 2020: August Fellow-led Feature:The 2020 Uprising: Why are organizers calling to #DefundPolice? Moderated by Segal Fellow Gabriel Fontes. Informational and actionable resources can be found on our #defundthepolice resource page.

August 11, 2020: Informal Segal Fellow chat on work/life balance. Moderated by Segal Fellows Damond Ford and Marianne Sierocinski.

July 27, 2020: July Community of Practice for politically-engaged Fellows: Campaigning and Election Efforts During the Time of COVID. Moderated by Segal Fellow Jess Kent with campaign advice from Segal Fellow John Valinch. (Video is available on request)

Tuesday July 21, 2020: July Segal Convening on Designing for Equity. Presented by Segal Fellows Damond Ford and Cali Moore. (Video is available on request)

Monday, June 22, 2020: June Fellow-led Feature on Do the Right Thing: a Spike Lee Joint. Hosted by 2017 Brandeis Segal Fellow Marcelo Brociner (Video is available by request). 

Wednesday, May 20, 2020: Segal Fellow Community of Practice: Building understanding across political differences. Hosted by 2017 Segal Fellow Leila Quinn, Fellows discussed ways in which we can encourage dialogue across beliefs. Prereadings included: Essential Partners' "Reaching Across the Divide" and a 2016 New York Times article "Talking Across Divides: 10 Ways to Encourage Civil Classroom Conversation On Difficult Issues."

Friday, May 1, 2020: Segal Fellow Convening: Conversation with Empowerment Through Intergration on their work to promote the achievement of a genuinely inclusive society through the recognition and elimination of stigma against disability, acknowledging and rejecting bias, and elevating respect for individual value, and on what that looks like in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Video available online)

Tuesday April 21, 2020: April Fellow-led Feature on Limitless: How to Ignore Everybody, Carve Your Own Path, and Live Your Best Life by Author and Segal Program Founder Laura Gassner Otting. (Video available online

Wednesday March 25, 2020: Segal Fellow Convening: Working with Youth on the Climate Crisis with Sunrise MetroWest Hub Coordinator Kyle Richard (Video available online)

Thursday February 27, 2020: Segal Fellow-led Feature: Parasite by Bong Joon Ho. Moderated by Segal Fellow Jade Eckels.

Saturday, January 25, 2020: Brandeis 2020 Segal Fellow Orientation & Veteran Fellow Panel. (Not recorded)

Friday, January 24, 2020: Segal Fellow Convening: A Conversation with Eva Martin-Blythe about the YWCA USA's Work to Eliminate Racism and Empower Women. (Video available online)




Wednesday, December 11, 2019: Segal Book Club: Ibram X. Kendi's "How to be an Antiracist". Moderated by Heller School Associate Professor Ted Johnson. (video available here)

November 1-3, 2019: Segal Fellow Retreat at Babson Executive Conference Center in Wellesley MA

Monday, October 7, 2019: Segal Fellows in Action Presentations (video available here)

Wednesday, September 18, 2019: (12:00-1:00) : September Convening (open to public): Open Internet and Leveraging for Social Justice, with presenter Gene Kimmelman of Public Knowledge (video available here)

Wednesday, May 22, 2019: (8:00-9:00pm EST): May Convening: Retreat Reflections & Hopes.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019: (7:00-8:00pm EST): March Convening: Resiliency in Current Career and Job Search, with Heller's Associate Director of the Career Development Center, Erica Hodes. (video available here

Tuesday, February 13, 2019: (7:00-8:00pm EST): Fellow-Led Book Group: bell hooks’ “all about love”

Wednesday, January 9, 2019: (7:00-8:00pm EST): Localized Understandings of Climate Change. Segal convening hosted by Segal Program Coordinator Kyle Richard, with Segal Fellows Brian Schon & Johnny Enterline


December 2018: Fellow-Led Book Group on New Power (video available to Fellows and Founders via password, please contact

November 2018: Segal Election Reflection (video available here)

October 2018: Fellow-Led Book Group on The Hate U Give (Segal Fellow Host Tanika Lynch)

October 2018: Segal Fellows in Action: 2018 Summer Internships & Ongoing Citizen Leadership

Hear from our 2018 Brandeis Segal Fellows about their summer internships and ongoing efforts as citizen leaders.

August 2018: Fellow-led Book Group with Segal Founder Peter Edelman on his book Not a Crime To Be Poor (Professor Edelman Q & A)

June 2018: See highlights from our 10th Anniversary

May 2018: Moving Forward in Your Career, with Russ Finkelstein of Clearly Next

April 2018: "Applying to Work in the Federal Government: A conversation on why and how to apply with a Segal Founder and Fellow"with Marlene Zakai (Corporation for National and Community Service) and Margaret Levy (2008 Heller Segal Fellow) (45 minute video)

Fellows visiting the National Museum of African American History and Culture as part of the Segal 10th Anniversary Retreat in Washington, D.C.
Fellows visiting the National Museum of African American History and Culture as part of the Segal 10th Anniversary Retreat in Washington, D.C.