Promoting peace, a UNLV Muslim student asks for hugs in a campus demonstration
I was scrolling through my Facebook News Feed Thursday morning when a shared status update with multiple photos caught my eye. It was written by someone I didn’t know, UNLV student Naweed Yusufzai, who had blindfolded himself near a busy campus walkway.
Romeo Jackson (Student Diversity & Social Justice) delivered the keynote at the Marsha P Johnson and Sylvia Rivera Gala at DePaul University titled "The Nuanced Legacies of Marsha P Johnson and Sylvia Rivera."
They also presented at the HBCU Culture: Reducing Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking at HBCU's conference…
Romeo Jackson (Student Diversity & Social Justice) was awarded an emerging scholar grant with QTPIE: QUEER AND TRANS PEOPLE IN EDUCATION. The mission of QTPiE is to educate, advocate, and build coalitions that advance equitable policies and practices for queer and trans people in higher education.
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) received the National Financial Educators Day Award. This award recognizes those individuals who are working to improve the financial capabilities of people in their communities. Financial Educators Day launched in 2014 and takes place the last Friday of April (Financial Literacy Month) each…
Romeo Jackson (Student Diversity & Social Justice), with Antonio Duran of Auburn University, published a book chapther "The Role of Power and Oppression in the Classroom: Actualizing the Potential of Intersectionality in Teaching and Learning" in Teaching and Learning for Social Justice and Equity in Higher Education book.