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oMA Calendar of Events - Fall 2020

Insurrection! A Case Study of Power, Privilege & Angst

Thursday, January 28, 2021, 3:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m. [EST]
Zoom Meeting Link
Meeting ID: 920 6096 9699
Password: angst

Martin Luther King. Jr. Lecture: Activism in an Era of COVID-19?

Thursday, February 11, 2021, 6:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. [EST]
Guest Speakers: Reverend Al Sharpton—Eddie Glaude, Jr., PhD
Moderator: Tiffany Hamilton, Chief Diversity Officer—Pace University
For further information contact program hosts:

Provisions Mondays: A Bhandari Family Food Pantry?

1 Pace Plaza, W105, 1:15 p.m.–2:30 p.m.
Complete On-Time Intake Form
For grocery list email: Dr. Denise Belen Santiago—
** Food Pickup by Appointment Only
Feb 8, 22
March 8,22
April 5, 19

Shades Women of Color Collective

Thursdays, 3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. [EST]
Dedicated to creating community, scholarship and opportunities
Zoom Meeting Link
Meeting ID: 925 2393 9956
Password: shades
February 4, 11, 18, 25
March 4, 11, 18, 25
April 1, 4, 15, 22, 29

ALMA: A Community of Black & Latino Men

3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. [EST]
Dedicated to creating community, scholarship and opportunities
Zoom Meeting Link
Meeting ID: 957 7817 1062
Password: ALMA
February 4, 18
March 4, 18
April 8, 29

This Is What I’m Talkin’ Bout Tuesdays!

3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
Join us to share your research projects, creative writing, the aesthetic arts and much more in a supportive environment.
Zoom Meeting Link
Meeting ID: 919 4890 2435
Password: talkin’
February 9, 23
March 2, 16
April 6, 20

Social Justice Reading Club Mondays

12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. [EST]
Make sure to read article prior to session
Zoom Meeting Link
Meeting ID: 966 6135 4312
Password: justice

February 1
I Miss Dap, In this year of losses, even the way we greet each other has changed.

February 8
A Debate Over Identity and Race Asks, Are African-Americans ‘Black’ or ‘black’?

February 22

I Don’t Need ‘Love’ Texts from My White Friends: I Need Them to Fight Anti-Blackness.

March 1
The WNBA Influenced the Georgia Senate Race

March 8
It's Time for a New Beauty Paradigm

March 15
The Scramble to Pluck 24 Billion Cherries in Eight Weeks
[listening option available]

March 22
I Am A Black American Refugee

March 29
My Body Doesn’t Belong to You

April 5
Will We Ever Figure Out How to Talk to Boys About Sex?

April 12
A Racial Slur, a Viral Video, and a Reckoning

April 19
Inside the Refugee Camp at America’s Doorstep

April 26
First I Met My Children, Then My Girlfriend. They’re Related

Social Justice Podcasts

Wednesdays, 12:00 p.m.—1:00 p.m. [EST]
Make sure to listen to podcast prior to session
Zoom Meeting Link
Meeting ID: 944 6060 0488
Password: justice

February 3
How They Stormed Congress

February 10
The Undocumented Americans

February 17
There’s a Disturbing Spike in Violence Against Puerto Rico’s LGBTQ Community

February 24
Resistance: Is It Too Revolutionary?

March 3
The Allusionist: Conversations with trans and non-binary folks about the vocabulary for sex and body parts.

March 10
What’s So Wrong with African Americans Wearing African Clothes

March 17
The Invention of Race

March 24
In Plain Sight

March 31
Defending the C.R.O.W.N.: Life, Liberty & the Pursuit of Nappyness

April 7
Tweak the Vote

April 14
History: Rinsed & Repeated

April 21
Diary of a Mad Black Cousin

Week of Service for Food Justice

10:00 a.m.—3:00 p.m. [EST]
Monday, March 29-Friday, April 2
New Roots Community Farm
153 Street/Grand Concourse, Bronx, New York
For further information:

Knitting Circle

Fridays, 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. [EST]
Open to Beginner & Seasoned Knitters
Zoom Meeting Link
Meeting ID: 914 2320 4214
Password: 084317
February 12, 19, 26
March 5, 12, 19
April 9, 16, 23


Fridays, 1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m.
Join mixed martial artist, Justin Winley, as he navigates us through basic kickboxing techniques. Always a good skill to have for a safer you!
For further logistical information email: //
March 19, 26
April 9, 25