Author: Glenn Mitoma

Dec. 3, 2019 – Special Preview Screening of Just Mercy

Senator Christopher J. Dodd,The Thomas J. Dodd Research Center at the University of Connecticut,andWarner Bros. Picturesinvite you to a Special Preview Screening of JUST MERCY Tuesday, December 3, 2019 7:00pm Spotlight Theatres 39 Front Street Hartford, CT  06103 Post film discussion led by the Connecticut Collaborative on Poverty, Criminal Justice and Race Please note, upon confirmation of […]

Oct. 16, 2019 – Teacher Workshop: HR through Interdisciplinary Inquiry

Educator Workshop Human Rights through Interdisciplinary Inquiry: Developing Our Social Scientists Wednesday, October 16, 2019 8:30am – 3:00pm Dodd Center FREE to Connecticut Educators   Join us for a teacher workshop on that will introduce participants to an interdisciplinary curriculum designed to build student empathy and civic skills.  Using human rights education approaches and methods, […]

Sept. 30, 2019 – Art, Education, and Social Movements

ART, EDUCATION, AND SOCIAL MOVEMENTS PANEL DISCUSSION: Art, Education, and Social MovementsMonday, September 30 9:00am – 10:30am Konover Auditorium Join Nicolas Lampert, Paul Kjelland, and Meredith Stern of the artist cooperative Justseeds for a discussion of the role of art and artists in the struggle for educational justice.  Meredith Stern is a printmaker and ceramicist […]

Oct. 15, 2019 – Commemorating the Genocide Against the Tutsi in Rwanda

A CHRONICLE OF HOPE Revisiting the Genocide Against the Tutsi in Rwanda Tuesday, October 15, 2019 4:00pm – 6:00pm Konover Auditorium Dodd Center Reception to Follow   To mark the 25th anniversary of the Rwandan Genocide, the Dodd Center welcomes four survivors to share their stories of survival and their message of hope for the […]

Oct. 2, 2019 – Patrick Kennedy on Mental Health and Addiction Recovery

PATRICK J. KENNEDY “Mental Health is Essential Health” Wednesday, October 2, 2019 4:00pm – 5:30pm Konover Auditorium Dodd Center Reception to Follow   Former Congressman Patrick J. Kennedy (D-RI) is a lifelong mental health advocate and served as a Commissioner on the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis. He is the […]

Sept. 17, 2019 – Human Rights Film Series: THREADS

THREADS screening & discussion Tuesday, September 17, 2019 4:00pm – 6:00pm Konover Auditorium Dodd Center   A visionary leader in Bangladesh frees herself and hundreds of other women and families from poverty and social hardships by creating timeless works of art. Torn from her family, her paintings, and her beloved Calcutta after the partition of […]