Author: Glenn Mitoma

Cutline: Democracy and Community

  What do we want our democracy to look like? The present historic moment demands robust participation in our political system and commitment to the values on which it was built. How can we support participation by all members of our community? This month, Dodd Impact’s Democracy and Dialogues Initiative partnered with CT Humanities, Connecticut […]

Human Rights Film+ Series: Love, Life and the Virus

  PBS Frontline Love, Life & the Virus by Oscar Guerra Virtual Screening and Discussion featuring Oscar Guerra Luciana Lira The Neighbor Fund Thursday, December 3, 2020 5:00pm – 7:00pm via Zoom Register here: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYlceypqDMvHN3OzRSiMcS0wL61Jwj_3rUV   About the Film: A mother’s fight to survive COVID and see her newborn baby. How the coronavirus hit one […]

DAWNLAND: Screening and Discussion

DAWNLAND VIRTUAL FILM WATCH & DISCUSSION Thursday, October 1, 2020 4:00pm – 5:30pm with gkisedtanamoogk (Mashpee Wampanoag) Maine-Wabanaki TRC Co-Chair Gail Werrbach Maine-Wabanaki TRC Member Adam Mazo Co-Director, Dawnland Mishy Lesser Learning Director, Upstander Project For decades, child welfare authorities have been removing Native American children from their homes to save them from being Indian. […]

July 15, 2020 – Open Letter to International Students

July 15, 2020 Open letter to UConn International Students: UConn’s Office of Global Affairs stands with you. Yesterday, in a Massachusetts court room, the U. S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agreed to rescind its July 6th rule for international students.  It was a win not only for international students but also for the United […]

July 13, 2020 – Statement by Institute Directors

The Africana Studies Institute, the Asian and Asian American Studies Institute, the American Studies Program, the Center for Judaic Studies, El Instituto (Institute of Latina/o, Caribbean, and Latin American Studies), the Human Rights Institute, the Institute for Collaboration on Health, Intervention, and Policy (InCHIP), Dodd Human Rights Impact, the Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program, […]

Statement from Centers, Institutes, and Programs

Statement from Centers, Institutes, and Programs on Racial Injustice and Ending White Supremacy We, the faculty and staff of the interdisciplinary Centers, Institutes, and Programs, stand together to express our shock, our heartbreak, and our outrage at the horrific and senseless killing of George Floyd and the ongoing violence against Black people. George Floyd, David […]