Stories about "Justice and poverty"
"Chronicle of Philanthropy" showcases service-learning at Bates

Sunday, April 1, 2001 1:37 pm

A recent edition of the Chronicle of Philanthropy offers an in-depth look at how Bates College is creating extensive ties to Lewiston-Auburn and statewide communities through service-learning programs.

Criminal justice conference to be held

Tuesday, March 20, 2001 8:23 am

Tyrone Powers, a former FBI agent and director of the Institute of Criminal Justice, the University of Maryland, will deliver the keynote address, Criminal Injustice: An Exploration of Inequalities in the Criminal Justice System, Institutionalized Racism and Class Oppression in the FBI's COINTELPRO Program and 'War on Drugs' for the conference No More Prisons: Education Not Incarceration Saturday, March 24, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

International Women's History Month events scheduled

Friday, March 2, 2001 3:22 pm

In the first of a series of events sponsored by the Bates College Multicultural Center to celebrate International Women's History Month, Vivien Ng, associate professor of women's studies and director of graduate studies at the University of Albany, State University of New York, will discuss Feminism in the 2000s Monday, March 12, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave.

Presidential Medal of Freedom for Benjamin Mays '20?

Thursday, March 1, 2001 3:06 pm

Georgia senators Max Cleland and Zell Miller recently announced plans to introduce a U.S. Senate resolution urging President Bush to award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to the late Benjamin Mays '20.

Wellesley scholar to discuss race and privilege

Monday, February 26, 2001 2:11 pm

Peggy McIntosh, associate director of the Wellesley College Center for Research on Women, will discuss White People Learning About People of Color: Learning About Themselves Tuesday, March 6, at Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.

Marc Yves Regis photography exhibit opens

Monday, January 8, 2001 8:48 am

Photographer and poet Marc Yves Regis I will lecture at the opening of his exhibit, "Mississippi & Haiti: Two Peoples' Struggle to Survive Social Injustices" at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 12, in the lower gallery of the Museum of Art at Bates College, Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

Jonathan Kozol to deliver convocation address

Wednesday, August 23, 2000 3:31 pm

Jonathan Kozol, who has combined a career in teaching and social activism with more than 30 years of writing about the needs of America's poorest children, will officially open the 146th academic year at Bates College with the convocation address "Ordinary Resurrections" at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6, on the college's main quadrangle. The public is invited to attend the annual Bertha May Bell Andrews Memorial Lecture in Ethics and Education free of charge. Rain site will be the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building.

Children's advocate Marian Wright Edelman to speak

Tuesday, December 21, 1999 12:00 am

Called "the most influential children's advocate in the country" by The Washington Post, Marian Wright Edelman, founder and president of The Children's Defense Fund, will deliver the annual Bertha May Bell Andrews Memorial Lecture in Ethics and Education at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 12, in the Bates College Chapel. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Former slave to address abolitionist gathering

Monday, November 15, 1999 12:00 am

How Long 'Til Freedom? a 1999 abolitionist gathering to present the sobering reality of contemporary slaves and suggested innovative responses to their plight, will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, in the Benjamin Mays Center on the Bates College campus. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

U.S. Rep. John Lewis to discuss "Civil Rights and Race in America"

Monday, November 15, 1999 12:00 am

U.S. Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) will discuss "Civil Rights and Race in America" at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 29, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 College Ave. The public is invited to attend the Muskie Archives Millennial Series lecture without charge.

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