Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Throughout the 2020/2021 academic year, The Learning Institute: Global Well-Being and Social Change will be offering a number of workshops and presentations around the theme of Global Citizenship: Acknowledging Interconnectedness and Cultivating Social Justice. Brief descriptions of these thematic events are described below. A panel discussion will follow each film screening to promote further exploration of these relevant social issues at all system levels.

The Learning Institute is possible due to the following support: Department of Social Work & Social Work Organization

 POLICY ADVOCACY WEBINAR SERIES INFORMATION HERE

 

2020-2021 Documentary & Dialogue Series

September 17, 2020 - Virtual Event

i AM NOT YOUR NEGRO   

The film explores the history of racism in the United States through Baldwin's reminiscences of civil rights leaders.

6:00-9:00 p.m.

Cost: Free ($25 for 3 CEUs) must register

For registration, please click Here  

 

October 14, 2020 - Virtual Event

  

Gay chorus deep south

This film follows the San Francisco's Gay Men's Chorus as they embark on a tour of the deep south spreading the message of music, love, and acceptance.  

6:00pm-9:00pm

Cost: Free ($25 for 3 CEUs) must register

For registration, please click Here 

 

 

November 9, 2020 - Virtual Event 

                                      

Do no harm: the opioid epidemic

This film investigates the largest man-made epidemic, the opioid crisis.

6:00-9:00pm

Cost: Free ($25 for 3 CEUs) must register

For registration, please click Here 

 

 

February 10, 2021 - In Person Event

Cooked: Survival by zip code

Using the tragic heat wave in Chicago in 1955, this film looks at why this disaster was more fatal for certain populations.                                                                              

6:00pm-9:00pm

Myers Auditorium, McComsey Hall                                                                                                                                               

Cost: Free ($25 for 3 CEUs) must register

For registration, please click Here 

 

March 11, 2021 - In Person Event

hungry to learn 

The cost of college is forcing students to make choices that put their daily food and education at odds.

Myers Auditorium - McComsey Hall

6:00-9:00 pm

Cost: Free ($25 for 3 CEUs) must register 

For registration, please click Here 

 

April 5, 2021 - In Person Event

Tapped 

This film reveals the financial and ecological impact of the bottled water and plastic industries.

Myers Auditorium, McComsey Hall

6:00-9:00pm

Cost: Free ($25 for 3 CEUs) must register

For registration, please click Here 

  

APRIL 14-16, 2021 - In Person Event

8TH ANNUAL GLOBAL WELL-BEING AND SOCIAL CHANGE CONFERENCE

Global Citizenship: Acknowledging Interconnectedness and Cultivating Social Justice

Student Memorial Center-Millersville University

  • Contact Us

    The Learning Institute:
    Global Well-Being and Social Change
    717-871-2103

    Karen Rice, Department Chair of Social Work at Millersville University
    (717) 871-5297