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Poster for film "Selma"

FREE screenings of Ava DuVernay’s “Selma” at The New School

Great news! The Office of Social Justice Initiatives at The New School is hosting two free community screenings of Ava DuVernay’s celebrated film, “Selma.” When and where… Saturday, February 28th, 2:00 pm at 66 W12th Street (near 6th Ave) & Monday, March 2nd, 5:30 pm at 63 5th Avenue (at 14th street, The New School […]

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CeCe embraces reina and dean

“I Use My Love to Guide Me”: A Conversation with Trans activists CeCe McDonald, Reina Gossett and Dean Spade

Join us on Monday, April 21st – Register today! In her first major public event in New York City, CeCe McDonald joins prison abolition activists Reina Gossett and Dean Spade in a conversation about her experiences surviving trauma and impossible situations, and the importance of collective organizing for people facing systems of violence. In 2011, CeCe McDonald was a fashion design student at […]

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History in Motion: A Teach-In on Social Justice History at The New School, April 14th

Want to separate fact from fiction when it comes to The New School’s progressive legacy? Curious about how current organizing efforts on campus connect to earlier struggles? If the answer is yes, check out the plans for a teach-in coordinated by Students for Social Justice: Students for Social Justice at The New School: is working […]

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Students gather at the "Stand Your Ground" memorial mounted in the Social Justice Hub in the University Center

Stand Your Ground and Tragic Acts of Injustice: A Memorial and Conversation, March 12

This important event is student-led and is sponsored by the University Social Justice Committee: In the wake of the controversial trial of Michael Dunn, who was acquitted of first-degree murder for shooting at four teenagers and killing one, Americans are once again re-examining “Stand Your Ground” laws, which permit individuals to shoot when they feel […]

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"You're Stopping Me Because?! A condom is never probable cause!"

Streetwise and Safe workshop on LGBTQ Youth in the Sex Trades

Many thanks to the faculty (we are looking at you T.L. Cowan!), staff and students at Lang who are responsible for bringing this amazing grassroots organization to campus to share their insights with The New School community! Does The New School need to have even more opportunities to learn from local grassroots organizations and means […]

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Join the 3rd Annual Social Justice Leadership Institute Retreat today!

                Happy end of the semester! Thanks to a group of dedicated students, faculty and staff, we are excited to announce that the 3rd Annual Social Justice Leadership Retreat will take place from August 23-25, 2013 at the YMCA/Greenkill Retreat Center in Huguenot, New York. The retreat is […]

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Undoing Racism: A Participant Response

Photos and Response by Nick Allanach. Before the spring semester commenced, over forty members of the New School community gathered for a weekend workshop on undoing racism hosted by the People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond. It took two years to make this workshop a reality and would not have happened were it not for […]

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Got Racism? A Workshop Years in the Making

*by Sydney Kopp-Richardson, Edited by Bryan Carter of The New School’s Social Justice Initiatives Two years ago, a support group of students, activists, academics and friends affiliated with The New School began spending their Fridays discussing their personal and unexpected encounters of racism, sexism and other types of oppression here at the university.  During these […]

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World AIDS Day at The New School

Please join any of the following activities commemorating World AIDS Day at The New School. Thursday, November 29 Tabling, 12-2 PM, lobbies of 66 West 12th Street and 55 West 13th Street Pick up a red ribbon and information on HIV testing and community resources on HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment. Co-sponsored by Student Health Services […]

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Humanity in Action: International Human Rights Fellowship Info Session & Film Screening

Humanity in Action: International Human Rights Fellowship Info Session & Film Screening Tuesday, December 4, 2012   5PM-7PM Orozco Room, 66 West 12th Street, 7th Floor Please join Humanity in Action and The New School, for an information session on the HIA Fellowship followed by the screening of Just People: A Quest for Social Souls with Independent Minds, a film produced by Humanity […]

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