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Roger Williams University: Social Justice Month Events

Roger Williams University: Social Justice Month Events

Published on September 25, 2017

Social Justice Month

Thursday, Oct 19

Mary Tefft White Center

How Housing Works

Workshop
4:00pm – 6:00pm

Sponsored by Housing Works RI and RWU Chief Diversity Officer

Keywords: socioeconomic status, race, jobs, housing, equity

Workshop

Workshop with Brenda Clement, Director of Housing Works Rhode Island and Ame Lambert, RWU Chief Diversity Officer.

An overview of housing issues in Rhode Island and connections to the larger social justice agenda.

This workshop will utilize information collected by Housing Works RI around how housing decisions are made. The workshop will study zip codes to see what that revels to us about housing, race, and socio-economic status.

Click to view the How Housing Works flyer.

Tuesday, Oct 24

CAS 162

Unnatural Causes: Is Inequality Making Us Sick?

Film Screening

5:00pm – 7:00pm

Sponsored by FIMRC and Public Health

Keywords: socio-economic status, race, economy, public health, equity, poverty, wealth

Film and Discussion

Film and discussion led by Dr. Kerri Warren and members from the RWU Chapter of FIMRC

UNNATURAL CAUSES is the acclaimed documentary series broadcast by PBS and now used by thousands of organization and clubs to tackle the root causes of our alarming socioeconomic and racial inequities in health.

Click to view the Unnatural Causes flyer.



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