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Holocaust Memorial Social Action Site

Scheduled Events

July 17, 2013: National Network of University Churches for the United Methodist Church and National Association of Campus Ministers--gathering at the Holocaust Memorial Social Action Site.  

Check back in September 2013 and throughout the year for updates on programming at the site for academic year 2013-14.

Some Recent events at the Holocaust Memorial Social Action Site

  • May 2013: Social Justice Poetry Slam by students in Social Justice Living and Learning Community.
  • April 2013: Holocaust and Genocide Awareness Week activities, including Litany of Names and Candlelight Vigil.
  • May 2012:  "What students are DUing: Social Justice in Action" - the kickoff event for the 2012 Diversity Summit. Participants watched In Whose Honor?, a film about Spokane Indian student Charlene Teters who campaigned against the Indian mascot at University of Illinois. After the film, attendees participated in a directed conversation intended to promote activism among students.
  • November 2011: "The Elusive Interval"-a consciousness raising video artworks installation at the Holocaust Memorial Social Action Site by students in DU's Electronic Media Art and Design (eMAD) program.
  • September 2011: DU student 9/11/11 vigil organized by DU Chaplain Rev. Gary Brower.
  • May 2011: Digital Story-telling for Social Justice, an evening of social justice films on campus, created by DU students in the Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning, the Social Justice Living and Learning Community, and the Women's College.
  • April 2011: Voices in Dialogue: Engaging the Stranger - A Day of Interfaith Bridge-Building featuring Muslim, American Indian, Jewish and Christian voices with Ismail Demirkan, Dr. Tink Tinker, Rabbi Marc Soloway, and Rev. John Thompson.