CoCo Convos: Connecting Community & Identity in Research, Inquiry & Practice

A weekly dinner, discussion and skill share open to Hampshire students, staff and faculty
Every Wednesday, from 6pm-7:30pm, Airport Lounge (APL)
Dinner w/ Vegetarian, Gluten-Free & Vegan Options

FEBRUARY 12             The Mind Explained: Memories
Watch a short video, try out some memory tricks and learn how to create a Memory Palace.
-Hosted by the Culture, Brain & Development Program (CBD)

FEBRUARY 19             Why People of Color Need Identity Spaces
Students and staff from the Cultural Center will lead a discussion about the need for identity-based spaces for people of color.
-Hosted by the Cultural Center

FEBRUARY 26             Pathways to Higher Ed
Hampshire students and staff/students from community sites share how their partnerships help under-represented middle and high school students access higher ed and career options. After the panel, talk with community partners about work study, internships and other opportunities for HC students.
-Hosted by Critical Studies in Childhood Youth & Learning (CYL)

MARCH 4              Money for Students: Grants Info Session
Need funding for your divisional work? Trying to support an independent project, internship or volunteer position? Learn how to find grant funding on campus & meet staff from those programs. Get tips on how to write a strong grant proposal & put together a budget.
-Hosted by CORC, CYL, CBD, ECG, GEO, James Baldwin, RW Kern Center, Cognitive Sciences & Natural Sciences.

All students, staff, and faculty are welcome. No need to register—drop in any time! Friendly People! Yummy Food!  Earn CEL-1 credits for each meeting you attend

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Sponsored by the Community Commons, a collaboration of Hampshire College programs, including: Critical Studies in Childhood Youth & Learning, Career Options Resource Center, Civil Liberties & Public Policy, Culture, Brain & Development, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Entrepreneurship, Ethics & the Common Good, GEO, Hampshire Farm, James Baldwin Scholars, Johnson Library Knowledge Commons, Kern Center, LeBron-Wiggins-Pran Cultural Center, Multicultural & International Student Services, Population & Development, Transformative Speaking & Holistic Learning.

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