Solidarity Week Events
Solidarity Week 2022 Main Events:
Monday, April 4
Theory To Action: Moving from Allyship to Solidarity for Racial Justice | Virtual Event | 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. EDT
Taking the time to educate yourself on racial justice work is a foundational step to being in solidarity with BIPOC communities. Once you have an understanding of the theories and concepts related to racial justice, how do you apply this knowledge in action? Join us as we kick off Solidarity Week with an interactive workshop to review essential concepts around race and racial justice, differentiate between solidarity and performative allyship, and learn how to apply this knowledge into concrete actions on both a personal and community level.
Wednesday, April 6
Student Perspectives: A Dialogue on Disability Justice & Solidarity in Higher Education | Virtual Event | 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. EDT
Are you a student passionate about disability justice, or seeking ways to build solidarity? Join us for a conversation centering disability justice in higher education. OGI student staff will hold space for a student discussion strategizing ways to build accessible solidarity, share lived experiences, navigate disability and services, and resist systemic ableism.
Thursday, April 7
Intersectional Disability Justice: Building Accessible Solidarity | Virtual Marquee Event | 6:00 – 7:15 p.m. EDT
Solidarity is an ongoing practice that reflects a commitment to others out of the recognition that we all have a shared responsibility towards collective freedom and collective action. Join us for a conversation with disability justice activists and leaders. The discussion will delve into the importance of intersectional disability justice and approaches to advancing access and inclusion for all disabled people.
Friday, April 8
Intro to NYU LGBTQ+ | Virtual Event | 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. EDT
How can we better support LGBTQ+ communities at NYU and beyond? Join us for an interactive session to establish foundational knowledge about LGBTQ+ communities and the issues these communities face. We will introduce LGBTQ+ terms/concepts and provide an overview of resources, services, and strategies that you can use to better serve these communities.
Foundations Pilot Module for Global Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Excellence
As part of our ongoing NYU BeTogether efforts, this self-paced learning opportunity supports a shared understanding of GIDBEA-related concepts and framework across all NYU constituents. The module provides general information, raises critical questions, and directs community members to vital internal and external resources at their disposal, and is tailored to your role as a student, faculty, administrator, and/or staff.
Additional Programs During Solidarity Week
APRIL 8: Screenings of The Loyola Project | Hybrid Event | 12:30 – 2:00 p.m. EDT and 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. EDT
NYU Athletics is pleased to invite you to a special screening of The Loyola Project. This film is the story of an underdog basketball team that goes all the way to the National Championship game, despite many racial barriers. Woven with archival footage and modern-day interviews, this captivating story continues to inspire the fight for equality.