Signature Programs

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IN FOCUS: AN INTERCULTURAL DIALOGUE SERIES 

In Focus is an intercultural dialogue series where we invite you to share opinions, ideas, critiques, and social commentary. Topics range from class, race, gender, sexuality through the lens of popular culture and media representation.

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GAY JOHNSON MCDOUGALL SYMPOSIUM ON RACE, JUSTICE, AND RECONCILIATION 

The inaugural Gay Johnson McDougall Symposium on Race, Justice, and Reconciliation featured a series of programs that explored the historical origins and contemporary realities of global racial oppression and strategies for justice and reconciliation in Spring 2014. This intersectional event occurs over the course of three days and provides participants opportunities to discuss the intersections of –isms and develop the skills necessary to lay the groundwork for effective social change.          

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MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. AND CORETTA SCOTT KING COMMEMORATIVE WEEK OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND SOCIAL JUSTICE

The Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King Commemorative Week of Human Rights and Social Justice is sponsored by the MLK Convocation subcommittee of the President’s Committee on Community Diversity. This week-long series of programs and events commemorates the lives of Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King, and continues the dialogue around social justice and community change.

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MENTOR WALK COLLEGE IMMERSION DAY

Mentor Walk College Immersion Day is a program co-sponsored by the Campus Community Partnership Foundation. Secondary students, ranging from 11-17 years old, experience a series of programs focused on the importance of higher education. Scotties volunteer to discuss their college experiences, share their journeys as leaders and community builders and encourage the visiting students to aspire to greatness- to become their best selves. Mentor Walk allows for students to engage in conversation around education, network with peer mentors and leaders, and reflect on their experiences in order to articulate their goals.

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THINK LIVE ENGAGE: AN INTERGROUP DIALOGUE SERIES

The Think, Live, Engage Dialogue Series is an exciting opportunity for Agnes Scott students, faculty and staff to explore our intercultural connections and needs. The dialogues are designed to offer individuals strategic ways to engage in discussions related to a diverse range of topics connected with social identities (e.g., gender, class, faith, politics, sexuality, race, etc.). Participants are asked to commit to the program for four weeks.