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Wednesday March 31, 7-8pm

Zoom social, speed meet and greet, and icebreakers and games. All are invited! Register here

Monday 4/5/21

  • 2:30-3:30 PM  Social Justice Week Welcome: Students, Faculty, Staff
    • Flyer: Shannon Ottens
  • 4:00-5:00 PM Opening KeynoteHow the SSU Community Can Support Local Indigenous Social Justice with Greg Sarris, Tribal Chairman, Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria, and the Graton Rancheria Endowed Chair in Native American Studies at Sonoma State University
    • Caitlin Henry (Host and email contact)
    • Shannon Ottens (Zoom facilitator)
    • Alyssa Joyner (Flyer)
    • Student coordinators: Danielle Caballero (1/2); Yasmine Flores (1/2); Jamilah Shimi (1/2); Lindsey deRutte (1/3); Jadenn Clauson (1/3)
  • 5:30-6:30 PM Mental Health and Social Justice, Movie Screening of Islands of Loneliness, with Malinalli Lopez, Film Producer, SSU Chicano and Latino Studies Professor, and Founder/Member of XQL Media
    • Danielle Caballero (Host and email contact)
    • Victoria Ortega (Zoom facilitator)
    • Danielle Caballero (flyer)
    • Student coordinators: Alyssa Joyner (2/3); Danielle Caballero (2/2); Victoria Ortega (1/2); Lindsey deRutte (2/3)
  • 7:00-8:00 PM WorkshopRestorative Justice Circles in Prison, and How to Become a Restorative Justice Facilitator with Leonard Rubio, Director, Insight Prison Project, suggests watching The Prison Within, a documentary about Insight Prison Project’s Victim Offender Education Group (VOEG) at San Quentin before.
    • Event Recording
    • Zoom registration
    • Facebook Event
    • Lindsey deRutte (Host and email contact)
    • Shannon Ottens (Zoom facilitator)
    • Lindsey deRutte (flyer)
    • Student coordinators: Danielle Caballero (3/2); Victoria Ortega (2/2); Lindsey deRutte (3/3)

Tuesday 4/6/21

  • 2:30-3:30 PM   PanelUnderstanding Human Trafficking with Maya Babow, Russell Wilson, Rose Mukhar, Lori Frugoli, and Dustin Contreras
    • Maya Babow (Flyer)
    • Student coordinators: Iszael Caballero (1/2); Jamilah Shimi (2/2); Joe Lofton (1/2); Lindsey deRutte (5/3)
  • 4:00-5:00 PM WorkshopActions Organizing for Environmental Justice with Angela Aguilar, Collective Member, Movement Generation: Justice & Ecology Project.
    • Jamilah Shimi (flyer)
    • Student coordinators: Alyssa Joyner (3/3); Lindsey DeRutte (6/3); Jadenn Clauson (1/3)
  • 5:30-6:30PM ActionActions You Can Take To Support The Movement To Cancel Student Debt with J.P. Massar and Debbie Notkin, Strike Debt Bay Area, of the National Strike Debt Organization
    • Event Recording
    • Zoom registration
    • Facebook Event
    • Victoria Ortega (Host and email contact)
    • Lindsey DeRutte (Zoom Facilitator)
    • Victoria Ortega (flyer)
    • Student coordinators: Alyssa Joyner (4/3); Victoria Ortega (3/2); Lindsey DeRutte (7/3)
  • 7:00-8:00 PM ActionActions You Can Take For Food Justice with Amy Quichiz, Co-Founder, Veggie Mijas
    • Iszael Caballero (flyer)
    • Student coordinators: Victoria Ortega (5/2); Jamilah Shimi (4/2); Lindsey DeRutte (8/3)

Thursday 4/8/2

  • 2:30-3:30 PM Panel – Indigeneity Beyond Borders: Student Panel with facilitators: Dr. Erica Tom-Director of Native American Studies, Lecturer Sonoma State University, Hutchins School of Liberal Studies, American Multicultural Studies & Tori Millendez- Communications and Media Studies, BA Spring 2021/Native American Student Mentor/ Native American Progressive Students Club (NAPS) Vice President
    • Jamilah Shimi & Lindsey DeRutte (flyer)
    • Student coordinators: Alyssa Joyner (8/3); Danielle Caballero (4/2); Victoria Ortega (6/2);
  • 4:00-5:00 PM Workshop – How to Support Migration Through Public Art, The Monarch Project.
    • Victoria Ortega (flyer)
    • Student coordinators: Alyssa Joyner (9/3); Jamilah Shimi (7/2); Lindsey DeRutte (10/3)
  • 5:30-6:30 PM Forum – Organizing to Demand Better Race and Gender Policies from Educational Institutions with Dr. Travis Bristol, Assistant Professor, UC Berkeley
    • Joe Lofton (Flyer)
    • Student Coordinators: Alyssa Joyner (10/3); Iszael Caballero (4/2); Jamilah Shimi (8/2)
  • 7:00-8:00 PM Action – Organizing for Releasing Incarcerated People During COVID-19 with Juan Meza, Stop San Quentin Outbreak Coalition #STOPSANQUENTINOUTBREAK Acting With Compassion, Prison Renaissance
    • Facebook Event
    • Victoria Ortega* (Host and email contact)
    • Danielle Caballero* (Zoom facilitator)
    • Lindsey deRutte (Flyer)
    • Student coordinators: Alyssa Joyner (11/3); Victoria Ortega (9/2); Jamilah Shimi (9/2)

Friday 4/9/21

  • 2:30-3:30 PM PanelGetting Involved in the Fight for Housing Justice with Celeste Austin, The Living Room, Adrienne Lauby, Homeless Action.
    • Alyssa Joyner (Flyer)
    • Student coordinators: Danielle Caballero (7/2); Victoria Ortega (10/2); Jamilah Shimi (10/2); Joe Lofton (2/2); Jadenn Clauson (4/3)
  • 4:00-5:00 PM Workshop with Former California State Senator, Mark Leno.
    • Yasmine Flores (Flyer)
    • Student coordinator: Danielle Caballero (8/2); Iszael Caballero (5/2); Joe Lofton (3/2);
  • 5:30-6:30 PM Closing KeynoteActions You Can Take to Intervene or Stop State Sanctioned Violence James Burch, Anti Police Terror Project
    • Facebook Event
    • Caitlin Henry (Host)
    • Iszael Caballero* (Zoom facilitator)
    • Joe Lofton (Flyer)
    • Student Coordinators: Yasmine Flores (2/2); Jamilah Shimi (11/2)
  • 7:00-8:00 PM Awards & Closing Ceremony
    • 7-7:15 Give Awards & Awardees Speak
      • Staff Award: Justice Awareness Award Video Acceptance Speech Amal Munayer Academic Advisor, Native American Initiative Representative, Nominated as a staff member who actively participates in raising awareness about social justice issues, and taking action to further social justice in the Sonoma State community.
      • Faculty Award: Justice Impact Award, Erica Tom, Director of Native American Studies Nominated as a faculty member who demonstrates commitment to practicing social justice in the classroom and in the larger SSU community.
      • Student Award: Seawolf Commitment Award, Tori Millendez, Native American Student Mentor, Graduating Senior, Nominated as a student who has demonstrated their commitment to making our school, community, and world, more equitable for all individuals. This student has demonstrated that they are committed to enriching the lives of the SSU community and is a person that embodies the Seawolf Commitment and Social Justice Week values.
    • 7:15-7:30 Discuss Deepa Iyer’s graphic on your role in a social justice ecosystem: Take quiz: What kind of changemaker are you?

What To Expect From Each Session

Agreements

Panel

  • The first 30 minutes will be split by presenters talking about: 1. the social justice work they are engaged in, and 2. How to have hard conversations and turn polarizing aspects of these issues into something productive.
  • The second 30 minutes will be Zoom break out sessions, where SSU Social Justice Week course and Sociology Club students facilitate discussions about how to have hard conversations with people about the presenter’s topic. The facilitator will have the panelist rotate in and out of each Zoom breakout room.  

Workshop 

  • The first 30 minutes will be split by presenters talking about: 1. the social justice work they are engaged in, and 2. Teaching attendees a social justice related skill.
  • The second 30 minutes attendees will break out into Zoom breakout rooms and practice the skill. 

Forum 

  • The first 30 minutes will be split by presenters talking about: 1. the social justice work they are engaged in, and 2. How to have hard conversations and turn polarizing aspects of these issues into something productive.
  • The second 30 minutes attendees will break out into Zoom breakout rooms. Attendees will have a targeted discussion on  one or two prompt questions proposed by the speaker.

Action

  • The first 15 minutes will be split by presenters talking about: 1. the social justice work they are engaged in, 
  • The next 15 minutes 2. A social justice action attendees can take (sign a petition, contact a decisionmaker, make educational materials, etc.), and about how setting aside 30 mins-1 hr/week to volunteer time about a specific cause can make a difference
  • The next 15 minutes attendees will break out into Zoom breakout rooms and engage in a #socialmediachallenge.
    • Attendees will post about what action they will take that week during the session.
    • Attendees will commit to posting an update later in the week about an action they took.
    • Attendees will  brainstorm other actions people can take, and post those suggestions on their social media.
  • The last 15 minutes everyone will come back together and report on the actions they took and will take, and what might result from the action. 

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Sponsors
SSU Sociology Social Justice and Activism Club, SSU Associated Students, Sociology Department, Criminology and Criminal Justice Studies, English Department, School of Social Sciences, Project Censored, Peace and Justice Center of Sonoma County, Metta Center for Peace, Occupy Sonoma County, North Coast Coalition for Palestine, Fukushima Response, Code Pink, Sonoma County Chapter Veterans for Peace, Sonoma Police Brutality Coalition, North Bay Jobs with Justice, Media Freedom Foundation, International Committee for Peace, Justice and Dignity-Cuba, SSU California Faculty Association, Our Verity Sonoma County, SSU Socialism Club

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