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Actual Innocence in Michigan: An Update from the Michigan Innocence Clinic

Osher Distinguished Speaker Series hosts U-M Professor David Moran to discuss the problems of wrongful convictions in Michigan, and how the Michigan Innocence Clinic investigates and litigates cases where persons have been wrongfully convicted. #60+mins #universityofmichigan-other #Lecture #osherlifelonglearninginstitute-U-Michigan #GovernmentandPolitics #Society #SocialJustice ​​​​​​​ #In-PersonCourse ​

 05-05-2020 | 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM ET


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Rebekah Modrak Profiled by U-M News Service

Stamps School of Art and Design Professor Rebekah Modrak comments on the intersection of power, labor, and consumerism, with the specific example of Shinola's marketing images evoking white saviorism. October 28, 2019. #5mins #ArtandDesign #web-article #StampsSchoolofArtandDesign #Arts/Culture #Business #Marketing #SocialJustice


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The Community of Food, Society & Justice Conference

The School for Environment and Sustainability presents the Community of Food, Society & Justice Conference to encourage dialogue about the relationship between power and racial, class, and gender privilege and its impact on food justice. #60+mins #Environment/Sustainability #Conference #schoolforenvironmentandsustainability #EnvironmentandSustainability #Society #SocialJustice

 10-18-2019 | 08:00 AM - 08:00 PM ET


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Storytelling for Social Change

How can storytelling promote social change? This course develops skills for using stories to deliver messages that affect audiences and shape attitudes for social change. Learn how building empathy and developing characters can offer multiple perspectives on complex problems. Social change happens when listeners or viewers identify with messages delivered through a protagonist they identify with. Theatre artists and professional storytellers offer expertise about how to craft a story that...


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Current Issues and the Supreme Court: Liberal and Conservative Views

#60+mins #In-PersonCourse #osherlifelonglearninginstitute #GovernmentandPolitics #Society #PublicPolicy #SocialJustice #Law #OLLI

 11-11-2019 01:00 PM - 12-02-2019 03:00 PM ET


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Enid Rosario Ramos and Awilda Rodriguez Call for Separation Between Puerto Rico’s Politics and its Education System

School of Education Professors Enid Rosario Ramos and Awilda Rodriguez encourage Puerto Ricans to separate political parties and the education system, on the tail of Ricky Renuncia's resignation as governor. July 25, 2019. #5mins #Education #web-article #SchoolofEducation #Government/Politics #Society #Education #Policy #SocialJustice #EnidRosarioRamos ​​


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PCAP Art Auction

Michigan League is holding the annual Prison Creative Arts Project (PCAP) Art Auction on December 7th. Swing by the League for a chance to check-out some incredible pieces by local prisoners. #60+mins #Event #fundraiser #Arts/Culture #Society #ArtsandDesign #Criminology #SocialJustice #PrisonCreativeArtsProject

 12-07-2019 | 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM ET


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Youth: Transgender People Should Use Bathroom They’re Most Comfortable In

Michigan Medicine obstetrician gynecologist Halley Crissman discusses how transgender rights continue to be under threat in several states, but young people’s views may conflict with older Americans when it comes to bathroom policies affecting transgender individuals. July 11, 2019. # #Medicine #web-article #MichiganMedicine #HealthandWellness #Society #GenderIssues #SocialJustice #teens ​​​​​​​​​​


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Representing Kids: U-M’s Child Advocacy Law Clinic a Voice for Michigan Children, Families

U-M's Child Advocacy Law Clinic and Michigan Law students assist Ashley Burbanks in reattaining the custody of her children after a tragic accident. U-M's Child Advocacy Law Clinic serves many families who cannot obtain any other legal services. July 8, 2019. #5-15mins #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #GovernmentandPolitics #Society #Law #Family #Children #SocialJustice ​​​​​​​​​​


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Women’s March Effective in Promoting Multiple Issues

U-M Institute for Research on Women and Gender adjunct research professor Michael Heaney highlights his study on Women's March effectiveness in promoting multiple issues. June 26, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #GovernmentandPolitics #Society #SocialJustice #GenderEquity #JaredWadley #MichaelHeaney ​​​​​​​​​​