One State, One Film: Let the People Decide

One State, One Film: Let the People Decide FILM WATCH & DISCUSSION Tuesday, October 27, 2020 7:00pm – 8:15pm with Gavin Guerra Writer, Producer & Director of Let the People Decide David Dennis Civil Rights Icon featured in Let the People Decide Maxien Robinson-Lewin NAACP GH Chapter President Zal Shroff Clinical Lecturer in Law Senior Liman […]

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. […]

UNSPOKEN TRUTHS: Third Public Forum

Our Third Public Forum on the Murder of George Floyd, Race Relations & the Journey Toward Equity with Kimberly Kersey, Shanna T. Melton, Daryl McGraw & Tiheba Bain Moderated by Joelle A. Murchison Thursday, September 10 at 7:00 p.m. REGISTER HERE Presented in collaboration with the Charter Oak Cultural Center, The Amsitad Center for Arts […]

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, […]


A Public Forum on the Murder of George Floyd, Race Relations and the Journey Towards Equity A panel conversation featuring Dr. Jeffrey Ogbar; Godfrey L. Simmons, Jr.; Donessa Colley, Ayesha R Clarke MPH MSW. Moderated by Joelle A. Murchison Tuesday, June 23 at 7:00 pm REGISTER HERE   Presented in collaboration with Charter Oak Cultural […]