dream hampton – Award-Winning Filmmaker (“Treasure”)
Film Screening and Zoom Conversation
Film Screening and Zoom Conversation
A dialogue for students to learn from one another ways to be social agents of change. Learn how to use compassion to better understand ways to serve your community.
Applications are open for the Fort Worth Fellows Program. In this program, through a combination of panel presentations, peer-facilitated discussion, community visits and experiential activities, civically minded students learn from community/civic leaders and from each other while engaging in service and acquiring skills to promote social justice.
A panel discussion about the recent events and rhetoric misrepresenting and endangering global Asian communities and Asian Americans.
Join us for an interactive workshop that will provide actionable tools to empower participants to support others through allyship. Allies play a pivotal role in creating an inclusive environment by using their privilege to denounce inequity, create/maintain spaces of shared power, and fight alongside others towards a just society for all. Helping the TCU community build allyship skills is a crucial lever to promote inclusion during a particularly challenging time. In this workshop, participants will have the opportunity to learn about what an ally is and dialogue about specific ways to pursue stronger allyship.
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion at Texas Christian University invites you to help us conclude Women’s History Month and to celebrate César Chávez Day by hearing from Christine Chávez on Wednesday, March 31, 2021.
Christine works for the United States Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service. She works on the Public Affairs team as an Outreach Coordinator. In her role, she is responsible for reaching out to underserved farmers, including, Hmong, Latino, African American, Veteran’s, LGBTQ, and women. Christine Chávez has made a lifetime commitment to civil rights, the labor movement, and community organizing. She was born in the City of Delano, in the heart of California’s Central Valley, where she was surrounded by the farm worker movement, which was led by her grandfather, Latino American civil rights activist; César Chávez.
Christine will be discussing the importance of women in action as it relates to impactful activism and effective advocacy – past and present.
Date: March 31, 2021 Time: 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Where: Virtual
Black History Month – Lee Merritt, Esq. – The People’s Lawyer
Date: Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Time: 6:30PM – 8:00PM via Zoom
Sponsor: TCU Office of Diversity and Inclusion
S. Lee Merritt, Esq. commonly known as “the people’s lawyer”, is emerging as an influential new voice in the fight for Social Justice. A Civil Right’s activist and attorney, Merritt runs a high profile practice focusing on victims of police brutality, hate crimes, and corporate discrimination. As an activist, he has championed police reform and community empowerment. His office has led the way in reform in Texas, a state notorious for its failure to prosecute police officers, advocating for the first murder indictments of officers in the state in over 40 years. Following the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey in the Summer of 2017, Merritt helped to launch the American Black Cross, a disaster relief organization geared to serve the most vulnerable sectors of society.
Need help registering to vote? Not sure if you’re registered? Got Questions? Log on and get some help from the Voter Registration Ambassadors! Sep. 21-Oct. 1, 10am-7pm.
Are you a first time voter? Do you have questions about participating in the upcoming election?
Join this online workshop to discuss the importance of voting as a college student, learn to be an informed voter, and discover new ways to become civically engaged!
It’s time for people of faith to talk about race.
Join us Fridays at 1pm to learn about faith leaders who took active roles in various social justice movements. Each week, we will introduce a new leader and provide space for discussion questions.