Tag | Post-Election Events

Post-Election Teach-In: A Workshop on Social Resistance

When: Thursday, December 1 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Where: Wolff Conference Room, 6 East 16th Street, 11th floor A special workshop considering how social movements of the recent past — anti-war movements; democracy movements against dictatorships in the Americas, North Africa, the Middle East, and Europe, Occupy Wall Street; and Black Lives Matter — […]

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Beyond the Safety Pin: Being An Empowered Upstander in the Wake of the Election Results

Since last Tuesday, violence, hate crimes, and acts of discrimination have proliferated throughout our city and beyond. How do we set up to keep ourselves, our friends, and our communities safe and supported? We will teach practical tools we can all use as Empowered Upstanders as well as provide a space for support and processing. […]

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Show Our Community That You Choose Love! New School Stickers and Buttons Now Available

Pick up a sticker to place on your door or a button to wear with New School pride! Drop by your residence hall office or Housing and Residential Education at 72 Fifth Avenue, 3rd floor (across from the University Center). Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., now through the end of the semester. […]

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Sexual and Reproductive Rights Training

When: Wednesday, November 30, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Where: University Center, 63 Fifth Avenue, room 306 RSVP: here. Amnesty International USA’s trainer will discuss the global fight for sexual and reproductive rights. Food will be provided.

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Make The New School a Sanctuary Campus

In light of the election, students have begun a petition to make The New School a sanctuary campus for undocumented students. The petition urges the school to protect undocumented students by restricting access that Immigration and Customs Enforcement has on campus and by expanding scholarship programs for undocumented students to allow them to continue to […]

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Women’s March on Washington

The Office of Student Development and Activities is trying to gauge if there are enough interested students to charter a bus to Washington, D.C. on January 21, 2017. If this would be of interest to you, please email studev@newschool.edu with “Million Woman March” in the subject line.

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Brown Bag Talk with Maya Wiley: How to Talk About the Election in a Diverse Community ~ Join us Friday, Nov. 18 at 12:30 p.m.

When: Friday, November 18 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Where: Baldwin Rivera Boggs Social Justice Hub, University Center, 63 Fifth Avenue, fifth floor. On Thursday, November 10, 2016, just two days after the 2016 presidential election, over 200 members of The New School community came together to discuss the election and share reflections, concerns and […]

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Express Yourself by Making a Button: Join us TODAY, Monday, Nov. 14 at 3:00 p.m.

Date: Monday, November 14 Time: 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Location: 72 Fifth Avenue, 3rd floor Take a break from classes and the stress of election results, and make a button with Student Development and Activities! This is an opportunity to express your feelings and voice your thoughts in a safe space. Proudly display your […]

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Obama, Race, and Politics: Public Voices 10: Dec. 1 at 6:00 p.m.

When: Thursday, December 1 at 6:00 p.m. Where: Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall, 55 West 13th Street, 2nd floor During Barack Obama’s presidency, the Black Lives Matter movement emerged while, at the same time, the intensification of resentment toward “the other” echoed in the speeches of Donald Trump and others. The months immediately following […]

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“13th” Documentary Screening and Talkback: November 22 at 6:00 p.m.

When: Tuesday, November 22 at 6:00 p.m. Where: Wollman Hall, Eugene Lang College, 65 West 11th Street, 5th floor Lang Civic Engagement and Social Justice, #FreeTheNewSchool, and Student Health Services co-present a screening and talkback of 13th, Ava DuVernay’s new documentary. The film focuses on the history of racial inequality, especially with relationship to prisons […]

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