This Week In Social Justice: Jan. 15, 2018
Curated by Jason Papallo, NCCJ E-Communications and Marketing Specialist
The National Conference for Community and Justice curates the best in social justice news and current events and brings it to you. Some of the articles and videos are heartbreaking, others are infuriating, some are inspiring. Others are simply enriching for the mind. Leave your thoughts and questions on these relevant issues and stories in our comments section below. What do the times we face mean to you? How can you help make a difference? This week: remembering and celebrating MLK, the possible end of DACA, grants for social justice youth leaders, ending the culture of toxic masculinity and more.
Aziz Ansari Responds To Allegation Of Sexual Misconduct via Refinery 29
SEE ALSO: We need to talk about the word 'no' following the Aziz Ansari sexual misconduct allegations via Mashable
Chelsea Manning Confirms U.S. Senate Run via The Wall Street Journal
Institutionally Sanctioned Discriminatory Practices Against Those With Disabilities via NowThis Politics
EVENT: Film Screening & Community Conversation Life On Parole via Hartford Public Library
Talent Agency Drops Hollywood Stuntman Joel Kramer After Eliza Dushku’s Molestation Allegation via The Huffington Post
'The Handmaid's Tale' Season 2 Trailer Expands the World of Hulu's Dystopian Drama via The Hollywood Reporter
The Handmaid’s Tale Season 2 First Look (Official) via Hulu
Oprah Winfrey on "Time's Up": Where do we go from here? via CBS’ Sunday Morning
MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS
How U.S. mosques are dealing with mental health issues via The Houston Chronicle
Fifth grader embraces uniqueness with anti-bullying campaign via Kenosha News
ENVIROVMENTAL JUSTICE, SCIENCE & TECH
MLK’s environmental justice threatened by Trump administration cuts via StateImpact Pennsylvania
1.5 Degrees Warming and the Search for Climate Justice for the Poor via Inside Climate News
Food Justice Requires Land Justice via Civil Eats
Grant: #1K4GOOD: CALLING NCCJ YAC! via Carrie Firestone
Rapper IV Montana launches anti-bullying campaign via Gaston Gazette
EVENT: The Transforming Education for Social Justice Conference: Centering Youth Voice, Experience and Power via Collaborative for Educational Services
Martial arts academy teaches students anti-bullying strategies via Carroll County Times
Bulletin: Colorism via NCCJ
Toxic Masculinity Is Bad For Everyone: Why Teachers Must Disrupt Gender Norms Every Day via Teaching Tolerance
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