All Eyes on Louisville: Spring 2021 Social Justice Speaker Series

All eyes must remain on Louisville until justice is won. The Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies conducted a virtual series that celebrated the work that Louisville’s local leaders are doing on behalf of our collective freedom.
All Eyes on Louisville: Spring 2021 Social Justice Speaker Series

Louisville Skyline Panorama by Louisville Images (from Flickr).

Louisville Skyline Panorama by Louisville Images (from Flickr).
Louisville Skyline Panorama by Louisville Images

All eyes must remain on Louisville until justice is won. The Department of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies conducted a virtual series that celebrated the work that Louisville's local leaders are doing on behalf of our collective freedom.

Anti-Racist Practices in Corporate Settings

Thursday, Feb. 11

Speakers:

  • Nikki Lanier
  • VictoriaRussell.

Moderator: Sydney Finley

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How Racism Affects PublicHealth and Health Outcomes

Thursday March 4th from 7pm-8:30pm

Speakers:

  • Dr. Latrice Best, Associate Professor, Dept. of Sociology
  • Blaz Bush, Director of LGBTQ Center, HSC
  • Dr. Jelani Kerr, MSPH, School of Public Health

Moderator: Erin Smith, Executive Director of Kentucky Health Justice Network, .

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Race, Gender, and Class In and Through Sports

Thursday March 25th from 7pm-8:30pm

Opening with a reading of "All You Had To Do Was Play the Game Boy" by poet Hannah Drake

Speakers:

  • Darryl Young, Jr., Manager of Programming for the Ali Center,
  • Merlin Cano, Hotwalker at Churchill Downs, Family Resources Coordinator, Backside Learning Center at Churchill Downs
  • Brynn Sebring, Director of Player Experience & Operations, Racing Louisville
  • Dr. Brigitte Burpo, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Health and Sport Sciences

Moderator: Dr. Billie Castle, President of the Young Professionals of the Urban League

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Sponsored by Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research, Commonwealth Centerfor the Humanities and Society, Graduate Certificate in Diversity Literacy,Pan-African Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Sociology, Women’sCenter, and Pi Sigma Alpha.

For more information email or call (502) 852-8160.