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October 27th, 2014

  • Image preview 6:00pm - 8:00pm: Screening of Jose Antonio Vargas’ film, “Documented” and Panel

    In 2011, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas outed himself as an undocumented immigrant in an essay published in the The New York Times Magazine.

    Documented chronicles his journey to America from the Philippines as a child; his journey through America as an immigration reform activist; and his journey inward as he reconnects with his mother, whom he has not seen in person in over 20 years. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion and reception.

November 5th, 2014

  • Image preview 7:00pm: 93 Year Old Tuskegee Airman Lt Col Alex Jefferson to Speak at Lewis & Clark College

    Lt. Col. Alexander Jefferson, is a 93 year old retired US Air Force officer, and one of the famous “Tuskegee Airmen”, also known as the 332nd Fighter Group. During World War II, Black Americans throughout the U.S. were subject to Jim Crow laws which legalized segregation and the American military was also segregated. President Truman signed an executive order ending segregation in the military in 1948 (3 years after the war’s end). Lt. Col. Jefferson’s book, “Red Tail Captured, Red Tail Free: Memoirs of a Tuskegee Airman and POW”, is a personal memoir of those who served America in World War II and after. 

    Please join us for this very special opportunity. Lt Col Alexander Jefferson will speak from 7-8pm in the Chapel at Lewis & Clark College.  A book-signing and reception will follow. The event is free and open to the public.

November 11th, 2014

  • Image preview 4:30pm - 6:00pm: MLSA Staff Appreciation Thanksgiving Dinner
    Please join MLSA in celebrating the annual MLSA Staff Appreciation Thanksgiving Dinner! This event hosts students, faculty, and staff to show thanks for all that the Lewis & Clark Law School staff provides for the law school community. We will be providing a thanksgiving feast in the LRC on November 11, 2014 from 4:30PM-6:00PM.

November 18th, 2014

  • Image preview 4:00pm - 5:15pm: Change or Charity? Exploring the Potential Unintended Consequences of Doing Good

    When many of us see individuals struggling or widespread social problems, we are compelled to intervene. What happens, however, when we don’t utilize a critical lens to examine the potential unintended consequences of our well-intentioned actions? This interactive workshop will interrogate the differences between charity and change. Together, we will develop best change practices for social justice advocates and activists.

  • Image preview 4:00pm - 5:15pm: Charity or Change?
    When we see individuals struggling or widespread social problems, many of us are compelled to intervene; however, we often don’t utilize a critical lens to examine the the unintended potential consequences of our well-intentioned actions. 

    This workshop will interrogate the differences between charity and change. Together, we will develop best practices for social justice advocates and activists.

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