Feb. 24 and 29: Black Lives Matter event series

Building on the dialogue from last fall’s Black Lives Matter Minneapolis forum on Saint Paul Campus, the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost is sponsoring a spring semester residency for organizers from Black Lives Matter Minneapolis. As part of this residency, faculty members from across the university host organizers from Black Lives Matter Minneapolis for classroom presentations and discussions on topics related to the academic content of the their courses.

Several of the faculty members hosting classroom visits would like to open their class sessions to university and community members who wish to attend. These sessions include:

  • Black Lives Matter Minneapolis: Youth Leadership in the Movement
    9:30–11:30 a.m., Feb. 24
    Library and Learning Center, Ecolab Room 302
    Register at this link.
    View the event flyer
  • Resistance Movements and Police Accountability: A Conversation with Black Lives Matter Minneapolis
    6–8 p.m., Feb. 29
    Library and Learning Center, Ecolab Room 302
    Register at this link.
    View the event flyer

This series is sponsored by the Metropolitan State Office of Provost and Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship.