This Week in Social Justice: Jan. 30, 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: Indians to remove Chief Wahoo logo from uniforms in 2019, Janelle Monae brings Time's Up movement at Grammys and Pink fights back, NCCJ Anti-Racism Workshop to happen in early March, Youth Human Relations Award Nominations and more.
New 'Black Panther' International Poster Released via ComicBook.com
Two-Day Anti-Racism Workshop via NCCJ
Mo’Nique May Not Be Perfect, But She’s Right About Inequality In Hollywood via Huffington Post
Pink Rebukes Grammys President for Saying Women Must 'Step Up' via RollingStone
These ‘No Promo Homo’ Laws Are Hurting LGBTQ Students Across America via Huffington Post
People LGBTQ Cece was the victim of a brutal transphobic attack that landed her in a men's prison. Laverne Cox explores the role of race, class, and gender in her fight against injustice. #FreeCeCe
Cece was the victim of a brutal transphobic attack that landed her in a men's prison. @Lavernecox explores the role of race, class, and gender in her fight against injustice. #FreeCeCe pic.twitter.com/ZC7X6D2VRb
via BBC Three (@bbcthree) January 28, 2018
Does America Have a Caste System? via CityLab
Join The Youth Justice Movement via National Juvenile Justice Network
Connecticut Science Center Teen Night via The Connecticut Science Center
Testimonial: Mia Dorantes via NCCJ
-MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS-
Finally, a Sensitive Portrayal of Both Autistic Women and Star Trek Fans via Slate
Please Stand By boldly goes where too few films have gone before.
ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE, SCIENCE & TECH
New EPA Guidance Stands to Increase Hazardous Air Pollutants in Environmental Justice Communities via Union of Concerned Scientists
Bulletin: Ableism via NCCJ
Civil Rights and Social Justice Resources for Classrooms via Common Sense Education
Social Justice Resources via Pushing the Edge
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