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Eid Potluck & Celebration

Granville Seminar Room, SSJ House 10 Hawthorne Street

Join with your fellow SSJ students in a culinary celebration of cultures.

Sponsored by: SSJ Student Association

Liberating Language Skills: Critical Pedagogy for Refugee Empowerment in Employment


Eliana Stanislawski will discuss strategies for increasing educational access for adult refugee learners, developing innovative approaches to virtual learning for adults at all language levels, and challenging the deficit mindset that is pervasive in Adult ESOL and refugee resettlement work.

Sponsored by: The Integration & Belonging Hub

Unveiling the Making and Message of al-Mizan: A Covenant for the Earth


Al-Mizan: A Covenant for the Earth is a restatement of the principles governing the protection of nature. This insightful panel discussion will delve into the profound significance of al-Mizan and its relevance for people of diverse faiths and spiritualities worldwide.

Are immigrants aware of lead? Assessing knowledge and potential exposure of Chinese immigrants in Worcester, MA

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Weinan Zhao is a postgraduate studying Environmental Science and Policy. Wei is working with Dr. Morgan Ruelle and Dr. David Bell of Clark's Department of Sustainable and Social Justice(SSJ) to analyze Chinese immigrants' knowledge and experience about lead exposure in Worcester, MA. The purpose of this research is to explore lead poisoning among Chinese immigrants in Worcester, Massachusetts and its impact on health and equity.

Sponsored by: Department of Sustainability and Social Justice

Edible Landscapes

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What insights emerge when we view agriculture not just as a means of food production, but as a unique landscape in itself? By examining the historical evolution of food landscapes, what revelations can we uncover about the dynamics of power?

Sponsored by: Department of Sustainability and Social Justice

Poster Exhibition – Farming For Multispecies Justice: Food Security, Racial Capitalism, and Abolitionist Agroecology

Academic Commons - Goddard Library

Join us for an enlightening experience where 16 dedicated students showcase their journey through a semester-long community-engaged course. Whether you're a seasoned advocate or a curious learner, this exhibition promises insights and inspiration for all who care about justice in our food systems. Take advantage of this opportunity to broaden your perspective and contribute to a more just and equitable world through agriculture.

Sponsored by: Department of Sustainability and Social Justice

Cultures of Exile : Class Project Presentations

Alumni Student Engagement Center Rm 304

Come and hear about:
Recording Video Recipes from Home with ACE Families: Suggestions for success
Kitchen Access for Haitian Families in Hotel Accommodations: Current practices
Sourcing Fresh and Tasty Food from Home: Is urban farming the solution?

Sponsored by: Department of Sustainability and Social Justice

Webinar Event – “Share the Platform: Collaborative Strategies for Refugee Integration in Academia”


Clark University SSJ professor, Anita Fábos, will be joined by colleague and Fairfield University professor, Alfred Babo, to present about the Share the Platform initiative they started in 2019. The mission of Share the Platform is to “center the expertise of refugees to improve policy, programs, and practice.” They will converse about strategies for those of non-refugee backgrounds to better advocate for and “share the platform” with fellow colleagues from refugee backgrounds, including a discussion of best practices from a refugee perspective.

Sponsored by: The Integration & Belonging Hub