2021 Social Justice Summer Book Read

As part of our continuous learning, the DEI Advisory Council is excited to announce the Social Justice Summer Book Conversation Schedule. 

Please note, if you did not have a chance to sign up for a book, no worries. Come join one or any of the many book conversations scheduled below.

To all supervisors/managers, we hope you will encourage your staff to participate as part of their work experience to advance social justice initiatives at Southern.

Questions? Feel free to contact Diane Ariza,  Vice President for Diversity Equity, and Inclusion, at Arizad1@southernct.edu.



From Equity Talk to Equity Walk – Thursday, July 29, 1-2:00 p.m.
Facilitator:  Dr. Randolph Brooks
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Do Better – Monday, August 2, 1-2:00 p.m.
Facilitator:  Dr. Steven Hoffler
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The Vanishing Half – Tuesday, August 3, 1-2:00 p.m.
Facilitator:  Dr. Marian Evans
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The 57 Bus – Monday, August 9, 1-2:00 p.m.
Facilitator(s):  Dr. Laura Bower-Phipps & Dr. Kat Bower-Phipps
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Minor FeelingsAn Asian American Reckoning – Thursday, August 12, 1-2:00 p.m.
Facilitator:  Dr. Angela Lopez
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We Will Not Cancel Us – Friday, August 13, 1-2:00 p.m.
Facilitator:  Dr. Karreem Mebane
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