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Upcoming Social Justice Events at TCNJ

Disability PRIDE Spring Events

Discussions with Stephen Sherwood, Farmer and Sociologist

On April 2nd and 3rd, Stephen Sherwood, a farmer and sociologist who lives in Ecuador, is going to be visiting TCNJ. He has lived and worked in Latin America (Nicaragua, Honduras, Guatemala, Bolivia, Peru, and Ecuador) for nearly 30 years. Previously, Steve was the Andes Regional Director at World Neighbors. He also has held positions at the International Potato Center (CIP) and the Cornell International Institute for Food, Agriculture and Development (CIIFAD). He is co-founder of a number of agroecology and grassroots development initiatives, including Ecuador’s Colectivo Agroecológico
( and Groundswell International (

The evening of the 2nd he will be discussing how Andean farmers are responding to climate change and on April 3rd he will be doing a lunchtime discussion/ colloquium about activism and community organizing around issues of food and sustainability.

The visit is paid for through the Greater Philadelphia Latin American Studies Consortium (GPLASC).

An Afro-Latina’s View into Multiracials and Discrimination

On February 27th, from 5:00-6:00 pm in the Education Building Room 115, the Gloria Harper Dickinson Lecture Series presents a lecture by Tanya Hernandez,  “An Afro-Latina’s View into Multiracials and Discrimination”.

Mothers of the Movement Speak: Rap Sessions

On February 6th, from 7:00-9:00 pm in Mayo Concert Hall, Black Student Union and Department of African American Studies sponsored, Mothers of the Movement Speak: Rap Sessions. A town hall discussion led by mothers who lost children to police violence and joined the fight for justice and police accountability.

Springs Eternal: Art, Water, Change

From February 6th to March 31st, hosted by the Institute for Social Justice in the Arts.  Opening day panel discussion Wednesday, February 6th from 4:00-5:00 pm in the TCNJ art gallery.