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2018 Sojourner Truth Lecture with Sybrina Fulton, Mother of Trayvon Martin

2018 Sojourner Truth Lecture with Sybrina Fulton, Mother of Trayvon Martin

George Mason University's Women and Gender Studies and African and African American Studies are proud to present the 2018 Sojourner Truth Lecture featuring Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin, on Monday, February 19 at 1:30 p.m. in the HUB Ballroom, Fairfax, VA. The event, held during Black History Month, draws attention to racial justice. Ms. Fulton will discuss key themes from her book Rest in Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin, and will participate in a book-sale/signing later that afternoon.

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Truth Speakers Advocate for Torture Abolition at Mason

Truth Speakers Advocate for Torture Abolition at Mason

On Wednesday, November 8, 2017, survivors from the Torture Abolition and Survivors Support Coalition (TASSC) International came to Mason to share their stories and to advocate for worldwide abolition of torture. The event was co-sponsored by Women and Gender Studies and the Counseling and Development honor society Gamma Mu Upsilon of Chi Sigma Iota.

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GMU Women’s Leadership Conference

GMU Women’s Leadership Conference

On Friday, November 3rd, the George Mason University Honors College, Women and Gender Studies, the LEAD Office, and Roosevelt at Mason hosted the GMU Women’s Leadership Conference at the MIX at Fenwick. The conference went from 10-2:30 and included speakers, activities, and small group discussions.

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