"You are what you eat." What we eat shapes the physical and moral landscapes of our lives, from the health of our bodies to the health of our communities. What is the path from seed to restaurant? How do labor and land policies determine which seeds are grown where, and by whom? Who benefits from our current system? Who is harmed?
Making Media, Making Change combines psychology, art, and media studies to deepen your critical understanding of how media and digital technologies both limit and organize struggles for social justice. You will leave with program with video production skills as well as a stronger vision of how you can use these skills to catalyze meaningful change in your community.
Inequality in America attempts to understand the determination, evolution, and reproduction of various forms of social and economic inequality, and to learn about, utilize, and evaluate strategies being employed to address these issues.
This program gives students the opportunity to learn the science behind key environmental issues, explore the intersections between social and environmental justice, and participate in public policy and community–based strategies to achieve sustainability.
Art for Social Change: Intersections of Art, Identity, and Advocacy is built on the belief that artists are active members of our democracy, and that artistic and cultural expression have the capacity to help shape a society.