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Creating Justice: We the People

November 4 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Presentation by Rajni Shankar-Brown, Ph.D.

Rooted in and enabled by a legacy of colonialism and unjust isms, economic, social, and environmental disparities in the United States are persistent and growing. This featured presentation by social justice scholar, educator, poet, artist, and activist Dr. Rajni Shankar-Brown will examine pervasive social justice issues through diverse lenses and confront inequities, while weaving together connections to Robert Shetterly’s exhibit, Americans Who Tell the Truth. Centering healing, liberation, and beloved community, Dr. Shankar-Brown calls on “We the People” to dismantle systems of oppression and work together to create justice.

EVENT DETAILS

Creating Justice: We the People

Presentation by Rajni Shankar-Brown, Ph.D.

Friday, November 4, 2022  |  5:30 – 6:30 p.m. (Galleries open at 5 p.m.)

Museum of Art – DeLand

600 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand, Florida 32720

Admission: Free

RSVPs appreciated at (386) 734-4371.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Rajni Shankar-Brown, Ph.D., is a Professor and the Jessie Ball duPont Endowed Chair of Social Justice Education at Stetson University and the President of the National Coalition for the Homeless. She is also the Executive Director of the Institute for Catalyzing Equity, Justice, and Social Change and the Co-Chair of Equity and Justice for the International Society for Teacher Education and Information Technology. Dr. Shankar-Brown is a dedicated eco-justice educator, cultural strategist, public policy advisor, poet, artist, civil and human rights activist working to advance intersectional equity and justice. Currently, she is helping to lead a national comprehensive grassroots campaign led by people with lived experiencing focused on housing justice in connection to issues with racial equity, environmental degradation, and education. She is recognized for her civic-engaged leadership including being selected as a Faculty Scholar by the National Humanities Center, Educator of the Year by the Florida PDK International, and Engaged Scholarship Faculty Award by the Florida Campus Compact. In addition to being a passionate teacher-scholar, she is a devoted Amma (Mom) and chai enthusiast.

Details

Date:
November 4
Time:
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Museum of Art – DeLand
600 N. Woodland Blvd.
DeLand, FL 32720 United States
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Phone:
386-734-4371