News and Perspectives
Saturday, October 28, 2017, 11:00am-2:00pm, YWCA Midtown
Join Twin Cities community advocates, youth, and University of Minnesota faculty for art, lunch, and discussions focused on building strategies to improve education for women and girls of color.
Yesterday federal judges in Maryland and Hawaii blocked the latest version of President Trump’s travel ban imposing permanent restrictions on travel to the United States from predominantly Muslim-majority countries. The ban was to go into effect today.
This is the third travel ban issued by executive order to be blocked by the courts.
Wednesday, Nov. 1, 4-6 pm, Northrop, Best Buy Theater
Tiq speaks and writes about intersectional leadership, transgender rights, and racial justice. He shares stories of his life and how his transgender experience has informed his views on masculinity, race and the gender binary. Tiq has been most inspired by his years mentoring LGBT youth at the Bronx Community Pride Center and the Hetrick Martin Institute in the New York City.
This is the finall Fall 2017 Power & Privilege Series
The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Gender & Sexuality Center for Queer & Trans Life Presents: Andrea Jenkins Lecture & Reception.
Wednesday, November 15, 6-9pm Cowles Auditorium, Humphrey School of Public Affairs
Andrea Jenkins is a Minneapolis-based playwright, curator, visual artist, poet, writer, spoken word artist, performer, trans activist & alum of the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.