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64 Days of Nonviolence



Schedule of Events 

64 Days of Nonviolence 2018


The 64 Days officially begins each year on January 30, the day Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated, and ends on April 4, the day we commemorate Dr. King. In our fifteenth annual observation of the 64 Days at Southern Connecticut State University, we continue to celebrate the peace and justice heritage in many of our cultures and heritages, including our observation of Black History Month, Women's History Month, and Asian/Pacific Heritage Month. 




  • 31st: "My March with Dr. King" - A Celebration Commemorating the Life and Legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 
    (12:30pm, Adanti Student Center Ballroom)



    • 12th: "My Black is Beautiful" with the African Student Association
      (7:30pm, Adanti Student Center 201)
    • 22nd: A Benefit Production of Eve Ensler's The Vagina Monologues, with Iota Iota Iota, SCSU's Women's Students Honor Society
      (7:00pm, Engleman Hall A 120)
    • 26th: Screening and discussion of I Am Not Your Negro
      (7:30pm, Adanti Student Center Theatre)
    • 28th: Lunch & Learn: Health Disparities in the Black Community
      (1:00pm, Adanti Student Center 301)




      • 5th: Activism workshop with Yale student leaders who organized the 2017 hunger strike and protests
      • 11th: Zine making with Tina Re
        (1:00pm, Buley Library)
      • 18th: "Surviving Whiteness: Part II" an open mic with Dr. Rosalyn Amenta and Dr. Yan Searcy
        (1:00pm, Buley Library Patio)
      • 24th: "Take Back the Night" an annual event to stop violence against women and shatter the silence
        (6:45 pre-rally march, outside of Adanti Student Center / 7:00 main event, Residence Life Quad)
      • 26th: OWL (Opportunity for Women’s Leadership): The 13th SCSU Women’s Studies Leadership Symposium with James Hillhouse, Metropolitan Business Academy, Wilbur Cross High School, and West Haven High School young women
        (8:00am-3:00pm, Engleman Hall B 121 A&B)
      • TBA: Screening and discussion of The Hunting Ground

Partners at SCSU in the 64 Days of Nonviolence program planning includes American Association of University Professors; Black Student Union; Faculty Development Office; Iota Iota Iota National Women's Studies Honor Society; Minority Recruitment and Retention Committee; Multicultural Center; Office of Diversity and Equity; Sexuality and Gender Equality (SAGE) Center; Student Affairs; Student Government Association; Sustainability Office; Violence Prevention, Victim Advocacy and Support Center (VPAS); ISO; NAACP; Southern Rising; Women's Studies Program.  Outside SCSU, our sister collaborators include African American Women's Summit and the Coalition of Women's and Gender Studies in CT and RI.