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International Students and Scholars Services Upcoming Events

  • Social Justice Week

    April 27, 2014 through May 2, 2014

    12:00 AM-12:00 AM

    Various Locations

    • Alumni
    • International Students
    • LGBTQA
    • Parents & Families
    • Current Students
    • Faculty
    • Prospective Students
    • Public
    • Staff
    • Graduate Students

    The Student Center for Inclusion and Culture, Fraternity and Sorority Life, Hillel, Lindy Center for Civic Engagement and Residential Living Office present Social Justice Week 2014, scheduled from April 27 to May 2. Social Justice Week allows the Drexel community to reflect on how we advocate to create a society that is more equitable to all its members, and how we as Dragons can impact change at all levels of society. This year’s theme is “IMPACT Matters”.
     
    We would like to invite students, staff, faculty and community members to be part of this week’s events.  Participants will receive CEO LEAD credit and a ticket at each workshop they attend that will enter them for a chance to win free Drexel items or a Kindle as a reward for their commitment to learning about social justice
     
    For more information on Social Justice Week and the full schedule of events visit the Student Center for Inclusion and Culture website at drexel.edu/studentaffairs/inclusion.

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  • Social Justice Week 2014: Yom HaShoah Brunch, Walk and Yahrzeit

    Sunday, April 27, 2014

    1:30 PM-3:00 PM

    James E. Marks Intercultural Center-Lower Level

    • Alumni
    • International Students
    • LGBTQA
    • Parents & Families
    • Current Students
    • Faculty
    • Prospective Students
    • Staff
    • Graduate Students

    Join Hillel, Alpha Epsilon Pi and Dragons for Israel at 1 p.m. for a bagel brunch and screening of Holocaust survivor Trudy Album's testimony using the USC Shoah Foundation archives.

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  • Social Justice Week 2014: Thirst Project

    Monday, April 28, 2014

    12:00 PM-2:00 PM

    Dragon Statue (33rd and Market streets)

    • Alumni
    • International Students
    • Parents & Families
    • Current Students
    • Faculty
    • Prospective Students
    • Public

    Join Drexel Circle K to learn more about world water. Nearly one billion people do not have access to clean water, and the water that these people are drinking are filled with numerous diseases that kill millions of adults and children every year. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about what they can do to help the world water crisis. Donations will be accepted to benefit the Thirst Project.

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  • Social Justice Week 2014: Food is Medicine

    Monday, April 28, 2014

    12:30 PM-1:30 PM

    James E. Marks Intercultural Center-First Floor

    • Alumni
    • International Students
    • LGBTQA
    • Parents & Families
    • Current Students
    • Faculty
    • Prospective Students
    • Public
    • Staff

    Join MANNA (Metropolitan Area Neighborhood Nutrition Alliance), a Philadelphia non-profit organization, to explore the value of nutrition to good health. MANNA provides its patrons with medically appropriate meals, medical nutrition therapy and nutrition education free of charge to help achieve optimal health. In this workshop participants will learn more about the value of these programs and their effects on lowering health care costs.

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  • Social Justice Week 2014: Uyghur Culture and History

    Tuesday, April 29, 2014

    12:30 PM-1:30 PM

    Dragon Statue (33rd and Market streets)

    • Alumni
    • International Students
    • Current Students
    • Faculty
    • Prospective Students
    • Public
    • Staff
    • Graduate Students

    Join us to learn about the rich and beautiful culture, ancient history and complex political situation of the Uyghur ethnic group from eastern and central Asia. There will be free t-shirts and pens, as well as gift sets including traditional men's doppa (hat) and traditional Uyghur girl's etles sharpa (silk scarf) for sale. Don’t miss it; you will have something new to learn!

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  • Social Justice Week 2014: Supporting Bangladeshi Immigrant Children

    Tuesday, April 29, 2014

    12:30 PM-1:30 PM

    MacAlister Hall 2019/2020

    • Alumni
    • International Students
    • Current Students
    • Faculty
    • Prospective Students
    • Public
    • Staff
    • Graduate Students

    Join Moder Patshala, a Philadelphia non-profit organization, to learn about the role non-profits play in the process of acclimating immigrants, specifically children, to their new environment. This will be shown through the lens of Bangladesh immigrants. Participants will also learn ways that they can get involved to support these communities. 

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  • Social Justice Week 2014: We Believe

    Wednesday, April 30, 2014

    12:30 PM-1:30 PM

    Dragon Statue (33rd and Market streets)

    • Alumni
    • International Students
    • LGBTQA
    • Parents & Families
    • Current Students
    • Faculty
    • Prospective Students
    • Public
    • Staff
    • Graduate Students

    Join Hillel and the Jewish Student Association to learn more about the American Jewish World Service’s new legislation - the International Violence Against Women Act. This act would permanently integrate gender-based violence prevention and response into all U.S. government programming overseas. In order for legislation to pass, it is necessary for people to call their local congressmen and senators expressing their support for the bill. Students will have the opportunity to sign the petition in favor of this legislation as well as take pictures of themselves expressing why they believe in this campaign.

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  • Social Justice Week 2014: Cultural Understanding

    Wednesday and Thursday, April 30 & 1, 2014

    2:30 PM-4:00 PM

    James E. Marks Intercultural Center-First Floor Gallery

    • Alumni
    • International Students
    • LGBTQA
    • Parents & Families
    • Current Students
    • Faculty
    • Prospective Students
    • Public
    • Staff
    • Graduate Students

    Join the English Language Center for a workshop on communicating with people from different cultures, backgrounds and lifestyles. Participants will have an opportunity to improve their skills and expand their knowledge of intercultural communication with an emphasis on empathetic listening and conflict resolution.

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  • Social Justice Week 2014: S.A.F.E and Consensual - An Interactive Workshop

    Wednesday, April 30, 2014

    7:00 PM-8:00 PM

    North Hall Multipurpose Room

    • Alumni
    • International Students
    • LGBTQA
    • Current Students
    • Faculty
    • Public
    • Staff
    • Graduate Students

    Join Students Advocating Feminism and Equality for an interactive workshop on consent. This workshop will discuss what consent is, why it's important and how consent is the difference between a fun sexual interaction and rape. In this workshop we will hand out educational information, play Consent Quizzo and discuss how we can make our campus more of a S.A.F.E. space.

    This program is a part of Social Justice Week 2014, a week full of educational presentations that will help our community advance in the pursuit of social justice, sponsored by the Student Center for Inclusion and Culture, Fraternity and Sorority Life, Hillel, Lindy Center for Civic Engagement and Residential Living Office.

    Participants will receive a ticket at each workshop attended that will enter them for a chance to win FREE Drexel swag or a Kindle as a reward for their commitment to learning about social justice issues and continuing their education. Tickets will not be available at table events.

    **This program is CEO LEAD-certified**

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  • Social Justice Week 2014: Understanding Privilege

    Thursday, May 1, 2014

    12:30 PM-1:30 PM

    MacAlister Hall 2019/2020

    • Alumni
    • International Students
    • LGBTQA
    • Current Students
    • Faculty
    • Public
    • Staff
    • Graduate Students

    Join Residential Living for a discussion of the concept of white privilege and how it applies to other types of privilege in participants' lives. Through activities and videos, participants will be able to understand institutionalized oppression and how it is manifested through different policies and cultural norms.

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