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May 2017

Pre-Conference Institute: “The Body Already Knows: A Framework for Dismantling Race, Racism and Whiteness and Achieving Racial Justice”

May 30 @ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Fort Worth Convention Center, Ft. Worth, TX 76102 United States + Google Map

At this year's National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education, Dr. Hackman will be presenting a workshop based on two key concepts: The first is that the creation of Race (and the system of racial oppression it supports) serves to unnaturally divide us from each other and disrupt our inherent human connection. The second is that the 50 trillion cells in our bodies already know how to live in just and supportive community and these patterns can serve as a…

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June 2017

Conference Poster Session: “It’s Not Just About Access: Health Equity in a Trump Administration”

June 1
Fort Worth Convention Center, Ft. Worth, TX 76102 United States + Google Map

Dr. Stephen Nelson will be presenting a poster session at the 2017 National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education, focusing on the multifactorial nature of racial disparities in health care and health outcomes. Poster Session Description: Barriers to health care equity include the health care system (insurance, funding, white-majority providers), the patient (poor health literacy, fear, mistrust), the community (awareness, advocacy), and health care providers (unconscious bias/stereotyping, lack of awareness of racism and lack of education around issues…

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Conference Poster Session: “A Pathway to Racial Justice for Campus Residence Life”

June 1
Fort Worth Convention Center, Ft. Worth, TX 76102 United States + Google Map

Dr. Heather Hackman will be presenting a poster session at the 2017 National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education, based on her extensive work with Residential Education departments on centering racial equity in their work. Poster session description: Dr. Hackman will be sharing some key components to a pathway to racial justice for campus residence life departments, including some frameworks for action, some key content pillars, some do's and don'ts, and an overview of the approach that she…

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Conference Workshop: “Are We There Yet?: The Complex Journey Toward Institutional Transformation”

June 1 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Fort Worth Convention Center, Ft. Worth, TX 76102 United States + Google Map

Dr. Hackman and Jorge Zeballos will be offering a 3-hour major session at the 2017 National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education. Workshop Description: Equity and inclusion are quickly becoming critical priorities for most higher education institutions. Often times, colleges search for the best examples for how to institutionalize these priorities in what other institutions are doing. While these examples can be useful, each school will eventually need to customize their own paths toward equity and inclusion. In…

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Conference Workshop: “More is Required! How White People Can More Deeply Be In the Struggle for Racial Justice on Our Campuses”

June 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Fort Worth Convention Center, Ft. Worth, TX 76102 United States + Google Map

Dr. Hackman will be offering a 90-minute concurrent workshop session at the 2017 National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education. Workshop Description: If ever there was a year where we honestly called White folks more deeply into racial justice work, this is clearly it. This session explores the many reasons White people step away from racial justice work (often just when it is most critical for them to stay), and suggests an assortment of concrete actions White folks…

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Community Conversation: “One Year Later: Answers in Equity”

June 4 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
First Unitarian Church of Dallas, 4015 Normandy Ave
Dallas, TX 75205 United States
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Event description: Nearly a year has passed since the July 7th shootings in Downtown Dallas. As we remember and honor those we lost in the horrific events of that day, we also continue to confront the divisions and inequities in our community to which July 7th’s peaceful protest called attention. Reconciling the injustice in our system is central to our pursuit of healing from it. On Sunday, June 4, 2017 at 2:00pm, Dr. Heather Hackman will facilitate a conversation and…

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August 2017

College Possible Kickoff Keynote: “21st Century Citizenship: Vision, Passion and a Commitment to Equity In a Complex Global Society”

August 16

Dr. Hackman will present this orientation keynote as a means to begin a conversation around social justice and 21st leadership and citizenship in higher education.  This event is open to College Possible participants.

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October 2017

Pre-Conference Institute: “To Come Together, We Must Transform What’s Divided Us: Utilizing a Social Justice Lens for Collective Campus Sustainability Work”

October 15 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Henry B. González Convention Center, 900 E Market St.
San Antonio, TX 78205 United States
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Dr. Heather Hackman will be presenting a pre-conference institute, a post-conference workshop, a concurrent workshop and a poster session at the 2017 Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education Conference & Expo. Institute Description: As evidenced over the last 24 months, a lack of critical understanding of social justice issues makes collaborative work across multiple lines of identity near impossible, while thoughtful attention to social justice issues can build unexpected and highly effective coalitions. The former, of course,…

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Conference Workshop: “An Introduction to the Role of Race, Class and Gender Issues On Campus Sustainability Work”

October 16 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am
Henry B. González Convention Center, 900 E Market St.
San Antonio, TX 78205 United States
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Dr. Heather Hackman will be presenting a pre-conference institute, a post-conference workshop, a concurrent workshop and a poster session at the 2017 Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education Conference & Expo. Workshop Description: This introductory session explores the powerfully important ways that dynamics of race, class and gender (RCG) impact the efficacy of our campus sustainability work, and then suggests how a racial justice, economic justice, and gender justice framework can substantially deepen that very same work.…

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Conference Poster Session: “Why a Social Justice Framework Is the Only Way to Collective Climate Justice and Deep Sustainability”

October 16 @ 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm
Henry B. González Convention Center, 900 E Market St.
San Antonio, TX 78205 United States
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Dr. Heather Hackman will be presenting a pre-conference institute, a post-conference workshop, a concurrent workshop and a poster session at the 2017 Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education Conference & Expo. Session Description: This poster session lays out the rationale for the absolute need for a social justice framework when doing climate justice and sustainability work by making three essential points: 1. How a socially unjust worldview has lead us to this climate moment, 2. What a…

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