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Monthly Archives: February 2012

What is your favorite children’s book?

February 29, 2012
Ruben Raskin with a Jumpstart student.

Jumpstart Children’s Book Drive Research has consistently shown that the number of books a child has access to at home is a powerful indicator of future academic achievement. In low-income neighborhoods, 61% of families have no children’s books in their homes. Help us place books in the hands of local children who need them. Jumpstart…

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Why Los Angeles Exploded: Panel Discussion

February 28, 2012

The Institute for Liberal Arts & Interdisciplinary Studies and Emerson Peace & Social Justice Present: Why Los Angeles Exploded: Panel Discussion February 29, 2012 at 6:00pm – 8:00pm Little Building, Charles Beard Room Free and open to the Emerson community This panel discussion is organized to run in conjunction with the Emerson Stage performance of Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992.…

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“The Occupiers” Documentary Screening

February 27, 2012
"The Occupiers" Poster

The Office of Service Learning and Community Action Emerson Peace and Social Justice and Emerson Occupies Boston invite the Emerson community and friends to the premiere of: “The Occupiers” Thursday, March 1, 10 am – noon Light refreshments served A talk-back session with college students from across Boston follows the film Visit the Facebook event page.…

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Students Attend and Reflect Upon Leadership Conference

February 16, 2012
Diversity; Professional Development; Networking. Signs from the conference.

On Saturday, February 4, four Emerson students – Ryan Catalani ’15, Mandy Cordero ’15, Olivia Hinojosa ’13, and Elizabeth Venere ’14 – attended the 17th Annual Student Leadership Conference at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) in North Adams, MA. Attendees chose from a number of educational sessions, engaged in round table discussions, and had the opportunity to explore issues of…

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IN 123 – Immigration Exhibit at the Prudential Center Skywalk Observatory

February 8, 2012
Students at the "Dreams of Freedom" immigration exhibit on display at the Prudential Center’s Skywalk Observatory

Students in Nancy Hiemstra’s Focus on Boston: Immigration and Public Policy class recently visited the “Dreams of Freedom” immigration exhibit on display at the Prudential Center’s Skywalk Observatory. The students, who will spend two months serving at local organizations to see immigration policies and issues manifest in real life, spent time engaging with the displays. They…

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