There are strong stirrings on campus; people leaving their labs and engaging in the wider world and taking a stance--students, faculty and staff. Spurred by concerns about the environment, the attack on science, the number of hate crimes rising, racism, homophobia, and a host of other issues, members of the MIT community have come together to create a Day of Engagement, Day of Action on April 18.
This community-wide event will feature over 60 sessions and activities, designed to provide knowledge, tools, discussion forums, and pathways for civic engagement with the political, economic, and social challenges we face today. MIT April 18: Day of Engagement, Day of Action is a grassroots effort organized by members of the MIT community. The event is free and open to all, inviting respectful dialogue among individuals across all political, religious, class, cultural, and social groups and perspectives.
Session topics will cover a wide variety of subjects, including democracy, political corruption, immigration justice, gerrymandering, protest, nonviolent civil disobedience, environmental justice, refugees, free speech, gentrification, and more. See the list of events for more information.
Radius is a proud co-sponsor of the Day of Action and will be co-hosting a number of programs. We hope to see you there!.