Past Events

Film Screening: Apart

Since the beginning of the War on Drugs, the number of women in U.S. prisons has grown drastically. The majority are mothers. Three unforgettable formerly incarcerated mothers, jailed for drug-related charges, fight to overcome alienation—and a society that labels them “felons”—to readjust to life with their families.

Thursday, February 24, 2022 - 6:00pm

Empathy, Exhaustion, and Social Change

In a world that is entrenched in systems of oppression, the 24-hour news cycle, and social media, pain, suffering, and loss are always on display in one way or another. The path to justice is a seemingly never ending swim upstream. Some feel the need to “choose their battles” in order to avoid burnout. This conversation will consider questions such...

Thursday, February 17, 2022 - 6:00pm

Aging and 2SLGBTQIA+

Living in a society wherein anti-aging potions, surgeries, and strategies constitute a multi-billion dollar industry means that few value and welcome aging. Unsurprisingly, those who are “old” are discarded, disrespected, and perceived as less able and less worthy to contribute to the social good. In a society that mainstreams and rewards...

Tuesday, February 1, 2022 - 6:00pm

Vital Voices: Joy as a Radical Act

Amid life’s myriad uncertainties and losses, where do we individually and collectively find and sustain joy? What is that joy, and how does joy move beyond “happiness”? What...

Monday, January 17, 2022 - 6:00pm