Check for Schedule of events at: http://scsocialjusticeday.wetpaint.com/
Event DetailsIt's no secret college campuses have long been center of creative thought and passionate discussion when it comes to social justice and social change. Sierra College's Rocklin campus will be just such a hub when it hosts the sixth Social Justice Week October 8-11th. The event is open to the public and free of charge.
Topics include war and peace, poverty, rape and sexual assault, voter education, Title IX, reproductive justice, global refugee crisis, sex trafficking, activism, and more. Speakers, discussions, films and student projects will bring the topics to life. Other events will include faculty presentations, student poetry slams and special guest speaker, U.S. Army Colonel Anne Wright (ret.).
"Social Justice Week will tackle some of the critical issues of our time and empower our students to take action," said Megan Seely, Sierra College Professor of Sociology and Women's Studies. "This week is dedicated to understanding the global community to which we all belong and the role we play in creating a just world."
Events begin at 9:00 am and run through the evening daily. View the calendar of scheduled events at http://scsocialjusticeday.wetpaint.com/. Directions and maps to the campus can also be found on this website. There is a $3 parking fee on campus. Parking permits can be purchased at dispensers located throughout the parking lot. Call 916-660-8068 for additional information.
Military Sexual Trauma
October 9, 3:30-4:50 PM, D12
Col. Ann Wright
As a Senior US Diplomat, Col. Wright was on the first State Department team to go to Afghanistan and help reopen the US Embassy in December 2001. Her overseas assignments have included Somalia, Kyrgyzstan, Grenada, Micronesia and Nicaragua. She speaks across the US on Military Sexual Trauma as well as on issues concerning Peace.