The Feminist Collective and New School Community Take Back the Night

Last night students, faculty and staff from The New School joined in solidarity for a march through the streets of the Union Square neighborhood to “Take Back the Night” and make our community safer for all. Annual Take Back the Night events were co-sponsored by New School’s Feminist Collective, the Wellness and Health Promotion program, […]

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Movement Organizer, Grace Lee Boggs to Appear at The New School Sunday, April 22

“The Next American Revolution: Where Do We Go From Here?” A Conversation With Movement Organizer, Grace Lee Boggs Sunday April 22, 2012, 6-8 PM The New School, Tishman Auditorium, 66 W. 12th St. New York City “Now, in order to answer the question, “Where do we go from here?, , we must first honestly recognize […]

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Provost Tim Marshall Presents on Social Justice Initiatives at Recent University Town Hall

Tim Marshall Speaks to The New School Community on University Social Justice Initiatives at the March 20 Town Hall.

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3 Questions for The University’s Social Justice Committee Co-Chairs

(Pictured above, from left to right: Judy Mejia, Shana Agid and Chris Crews) This fall, the university Social Justice Committee elected three new co-chairs for the 2011-12 school year. The co-chairs elected include, staff co-chair, Judy Mejia, Lang, Social Justice & Civic Engagement; Student co-chair, Chris Crews, Politics, NSSR; Faculty co-chair, Shana Agid, Art, Media […]

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Spring Faculty Series Focuses on Civic Engagement Teaching, Courses & Projects

The Office of the Provost is sponsoring a yearlong series of workshops organized broadly around university initiatives intended to promote excellence in teaching, practice, and scholarship and make the classroom, studio, and community-based laboratory more democratic and critical spaces. This spring, the focus of the series is advancing equity in civic engagement, community partnerships and […]

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Workshop Series: Facilitation 101 for Students

SPRING 2012 WORKSHOP SERIES Why is good facilitation important? What happens when facilitation goes wrong? In this interactive workshop, we will cover some of the facilitation basics, such as: -Determining goals and intentions for facilitation -Organizing meetings and developing agendas. -Understanding the role of the facilitator In addition, participants will be invited to troubleshoot instances […]

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Teach-in: Student Debt Crisis

Sponsored by the Office of Social Jusice Initiatives and Leadership Insititute a teach-in on the History of Student Loans: The Student Debt Crisis Spring 2012 Workshop Series Wednesday, March 7th, 2012 7:00’9:00 p.m. Orientation Room M101, Lobby Parsons, 2 West 13th Street History of Student Loans: The mortgage debt crisis has barely been resolved but […]

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Experiences@TNS: Essence Rodriguez

Parsons The New School for Design Alum, Essence Rodriguez (Photography, 2009) discusses her experiences at The New School. Recorded in the summer of 2009.    

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Social and Environmental Injustice: Recent Screening by NS Peer Health Advocates

By Monique Ngozi Nri, SJC Member Economic degradation begets environmental degradation which begets social degradation. Lower income communities are often exploited for profit.” -Majora Carter founder of the Sustainable South Bronx. Too often race and class are reliable indicators for the presence of environmental justice in any given neighborhood in the U.S. For example, where […]

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Former SJC Member Bill Gaskins Receives University Teaching Award

(Posted originally in New School News) At the president’s installation ceremony on Thursday, September 15, four faculty members, including Bill Gaskins (pictured second from left) a former member of the Social Justice Committee, were honored with 2011 Distinguished University Teaching Awards, the highest recognition The New School bestows for excellence in teaching. This year’s award […]

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