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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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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 #AwildaRodriguez


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Carol Jacobsen Exhibits at Bronx Art Center, NYC

Stamps School of Art and Design Professor Carol Jacobsen has an exhibition on display at the Bronx Art Center in New York. The exhibition is titled, "Systems of Injustice," and it will highlight cases of wrongful imprisonment and judicial error. #60+mins #ArtandDesign #Exhibit #StampsSchoolofArtandDesign #ArtsandCulture #Government/Politics #ArtandDesign #Criminology #SocialJustice #RaceandEthnicity #CarolJacobsen

 08-07-2019 12:00 PM - 09-14-2019 12:00 PM ET


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

A new U-M study finds that 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 ​​​​​​​​​​ #Featured #FeaturedSociety ​​


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

Michigan Medicine obstetrician gynecologist Halley Crissman finds that young people have more liberal views when it comes to transgender rights, specifically regarding bathroom usage, than their older counterparts. July 11, 2019. # #Medicine #web-article #HealthandWellness #Society #GenderIssues #SocialJustice #teens


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“12th and Clairmont”: Documentary Film about the 1967 Detroit Riot

U-M Osher Lifelong Learning Institute presents a showing of "12th and Clairmont," the documentary with real footage, interviews, and newsreels from the Detroit 1967 Race Riot. #60+mins #universityofmichigan-other #osherlifelonglearninginstitute #U-MICHIGAN #Society #ArtsandCulture #Detroit #SocialJustice #RaceandEthnicity #OLLI ​​​​​​​​​​

 06-26-2019 | 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM ET


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Embracing Flint: A New Play at U-M Explores the Embattled City and Its People

School of Music, Theatre, and Dance Professor José Casas discusses his inspiration and process for creating the play "Flint," which premiered in Ann Arbor in mid-April. March 20, 2019. #5-15mins #Music,TheatreandDance #web-article #Schoolofmusic,theatre,anddance #ArtsandCulture #Environment/Sustainability #FlintWaterCrisis #TheatreandDrama #PerformingArts #SocialJustice #JoséCasas


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New Daring Dances Project Explores Social Justice through Movement in Detroit, Ann Arbor

School of Music, Theatre, and Dance Professor Clare Croft creates "Daring Dances," a curatorial platform to engage in the interplay between dance, art-making, and community politics. February 26, 2019. # #Music,Theatre,andDance #web-article #Schoolofmusic,theatre,anddance #ArtsandCulture #Society #Dance #PerformingArts #SocialJustice #Community ​​​​​​​​​​