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Light and Hope against Hate Teach-In Community Forum: Home


Did you know that across the U.S. four out of five of the total reported on-campus hate crime in 2015 were motivated by race, religion, or sexual orientation. Race was the reported motivating basis in 39 percent of hate crimes (339 incidents); religion was reported motivating bias in 22 percent (187 incidents); and sexual orientation was the reported motivating bias in 19 percent of hate crimes (163 incidents) in 2015.

Indicator 23: Hate crime Incidents at postsecondary institutions. (2018, March). Retrieved from

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Program Schedule

5:10 – 5:15pm: Welcome

            Father John Denning

5:15 – 5:20pm: Birkat Ha-Bayit Blessing

            Stonehill Students

5:20 – 5:30pm: Foundations for Dialogue

            Connie Cabello

5:30 – 5:45pm: Eyewitnesses to Hate – A Student Video Presentation

            Stonehill Students, introduced by Shari Lowin

5:45 – 6:45pm: Panel Discussion: Confronting Discourses of Hate

            Moderator: Erica Tucker

            Panelists: Erica Tucker, Kevin Borgeson, Anwar Mhajne

6:45 – 6:55pm: Stonehill: Light and Hope against Hate – A Temporary Display by the Stonehill College Archives

            Nicole Casper

6:55 – 7:15pm: Songs of Solidarity and Struggle

            Featuring: Corey Dolgon, Victoria Pierre

            Coffee sponsored by the Martin Institute

7:15 – 7:30pm: When Freedom of Expression and Hate Collide: Formation and Update from the
                            Freedom of Expression Workgroup

            Speakers: Tom Flynn, Adam Lampton, Jen Segawa

7:30 – 8:00pm: Hearts and Minds in Action: Alumni Stories

            Moderator: Chris Wetzel

Panelists: Prithak Chowdhury, Brittany Frederick, Amanda Nagim-Williams, Melissa Mardo

8:00 – 8:05pm: Black Lives Matter at Stonehill – A Student Video Presentation

            Stonehill Students

8:05 – 8:15pm: Final Thoughts: Statement, Resources & Raffle

            Anamika Twyman-Ghoshal & Connie Cabello

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