making ethical and fair decisions
Americans are waking up to the dire effects of racial profiling, police brutality, and mass incarceration, especially in disadvantaged neighborhoods and communities of color. The criminal courts are the crucial gateway between police action on the street and the processing of primarily black and Latino defendants into jails and prisons. And yet the courts, often portrayed as impartial institutions, have remained shrouded in secrecy. Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve spent ten years working in and investigating the largest criminal courthouse in the country, Chicago-Cook County.
Affirmative consent, or the affirmative, conscious, and voluntary agreement to engage in sexual activity from both partners, reduces ambiguity in sexual situations. This panel will discuss California's affirmative consent law, highlighting its goals and limits for promoting a culture of respect on campus, and also probe into how affirmative consent is implemented on campuses and how students' understand its meaning. Panelists will represent legal, research, and activist perspectives.
Convening faculty members from Stanford and other prominent universities across the country who have been involved in sexual assault prevention and changing campus culture, panelists will share information, strategies, and potential solutions. Our goal is to advance dialogue about sexual assault with students, staff, and faculty at Stanford and beyond. This panel will educate and empower the growing network of faculty committed to breaking the culture of sexual assault.
The Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality is hosting the third annual Berkeley-Stanford Conference on Inequality. This year’s featured topics: education and labor markets.
Schools and Inequality
- The Role of Colleges in Intergenerational Mobility - Emmanuel Saez
- Socioeconomic and Educational Inequality - Sean Reardon
- Can Schools Level the Playing Field? - Rucker Johnson
Julienne Lusenge is Director of the Fund for Congolese Women and the President of Women’s Solidarity for Peace and Intergrated Development (SOFEPADI), a coalition of 40 women’s organizations in the Eastern provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). SOFEPADI works to defend and protect women’s rights and provide support to survivors of sexual violence by advocating for justice. Julienne became an activist in 1998 when inter-ethnic war arrived at her doorstep. After witnessing members of armed groups raping and brutalizing women in her community, Julienne was compelled to act.
No matter how excellent your ideas, most significant achievements require the ability to communicate with and influence others. This workshop examines the theory, research, and practice of negotiation across a variety of settings. It provides multiple opportunities for students to develop negotiation skills through role-plays, exercises, and useful analytical frameworks.
Application deadline is 11:55 PM; Sunday, May 8, 2016.
Bryan Stevenson, acclaimed public interest lawyer and founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative, will deliver the 2016 Anne and Loren Kieve Distinguished Speaker Lecture at a joint event sponsored by the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity (CCSRE) and OpenXChange on Wednesday, Jan. 13, in Cemex Auditorium. The Anne and Loren Kieve Distinguished Speaker Fund annually brings leading scholars, public intellectuals, and artists to address the Stanford community on vital issues relating to race and ethnicity.
Learn about current research, scholarship, and practice related to diversity, equity and inclusion.
Many Stanford courses welcome graduate students from a variety of departments and programs. This list of current courses from Explore Courses appears to align with the Personal Develop
Using examples from its programs, the Haas Center for Public Service offers this resource to help you structure conversations about ethical community engagement and service.