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Nov
11
The United States is the largest source of greenhouse gases in the world and influences international policy. It turns out that Native American communities have the potential to generate up to one half of present US electrical consumption through producing power from the wind. This is the alternative to both military intervention into oil rich countries, and represents the potential for ecological sustainability.
2013 - 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Oct
02
Equal pay advocate Lilly Ledbetter will recount her story of discrimination at the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company and the subsequent legal battle that resulted in the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. Her experience resonates with women everywhere who continue to struggle for equity in the workplace.
2013 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Sep
17
Longtime advocate for social and political change, Sister Simone will speak about poverty in America, the effect on women and children, and the path for progressive change. Presented by the Institute for Research on Women & Gender and St. Mary Student Parish with cosponsorship from the Institute for Research on Women & Gender, Ford School of Public Policy, Ross School of Business, School of Social Work, and the Women's Studies Department.
2013 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Mar
21
Free and open to the public. Race and gender discrimination play an enormous role in all of our institutions, including media. This lecture will provide concepts, tools, and stories that help us close gaps and generate unity. A leading figure in the racial justice movement, Rinku Sen has positioned the Applied Research Center as a national home for media, research and activism for social change.
2013 - 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Mar
14
Jason Corburn , Associate Professor in the Department of City and Regional Planning, and Co-Director of the Master of City Planning and Master of Public Health Degree Program, University of Berkeley Commentator: Larissa Larsen , Associate Professor in the Urban and Regional Planning Program and at the School of Natural Resources and Environment Co-sponsored
2011 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm