Recording from 2020 CEW+ Advocacy Symposium Kick-off Event: Creating Change through Introspection, Dialogue, and Action
On Friday, October 23rd, 2020, CEW+ held its annual fall Symposium themed Creating Change through Introspection, Dialogue, and Action. Dr. Martha Jones, along with U-M professor Angela Dilliard, discussed the role of Black women in the civil rights and voting rights movements and the ongoing struggle for voting rights for different populations. The keynote included a review of Dr. Jones’ new book, with a discussion regarding current existing barriers to voting for different populations.
The kickoff also highlighted the 2020 CEW+ Carol Hollenshead Inspire Award for Excellence in Promoting Equity and Social Change awardees who presented insightful and engaging lightning talks about their work as a precursor to full-length workshops that will happen throughout the upcoming academic year.