Last month, CLPP signed onto An Open Letter from Black Women to the SlutWalk, a letter drafted by Black Women's Blueprint to “commend [SlutWalk] organizers on their bold and vast mobilization to end the shaming and blaming of sexual assault victims” and also raise the concern that “[a]s Black women and girls we find no space in SlutWalk, no space for participation and to unequivocally denounce rape and sexual assault as we have experienced it.” CLPP signed on to this letter in order to support the voices of women of color in mainstream discussions of SlutWalk organizing, and because we believe that engaging in critical dialogues around racis
CLPP is excited to announce that we will be sending two of our students, Anna Saeger 08F and Lauren Casey 09F, to the Massachusetts Alliance on Teen Pregnancy's 2011 Teen Pregnancy Institute!
This year's institute, Beyond the Politics: Standing with Youth and Young Families in a Time of Controversy, will be held on November 9, 2011 at the DCU Center in Worcester.
The goals of the conference are as follows:
CLPP is proud to be a sponsor for Sakhi for South Asian Women's first Preventing Violence, Promoting Justice conference for social justice leaders!
The conference will take place October 10th and 11th at NYU's Kimmel Center, and will include speakers such as Loretta Ross, Lynn Paltrow, Sujatha Jesudason, and Corrine Sanchez (just to name a few).
CLPP is co-sponsoring this all-day event, and we look forward to the energy and outcomes from this day spent acknowledging genocide.
This 'Columbus Day,' October 10th, join Hampshire College's 'In Solidarity With Immigrants' for a day of workshops, discussion and art surrounding colonialism and its effects on present-day US immigration policy. All workshops take place in Hampshire College's Franklin Patterson Hall from 11am to 4:30pm. The day will culminate in a performance by Rebel Diaz at Food For Thought Books in Amherst! Attend and share here.
Merrill Living Room6:00pm-7:30pm
Come to our first student group meeting of the year! There will be food and good discussion! We will be talking about future events this fall, conference planning and goals and visions for this year's student group!
We’re your new CLPP Student Group Coordinators, Yasmine El Baggari and Lauren Casey. We hope that all of you are settling into the semester well, and we are writing to introduce ourselves and give you a quick overview of what we are going to be doing throughout this year.
I’m Yasmine, a first year student from Hampshire College. I come all the way from Morocco. Inspired to make a difference in the world, I’m interested in International Relations and Economics and I’m looking forward to being part of the CLPP community this year.