UC Santa Barbara Arts & Lectures - Justice for All series

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Justice for All series
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Justice for All confronts the inequalities that shape our policies, our institutions and our lives. Our collective awakening demands a just, tolerant, open and socially inclusive world, one which frees us to thrive. In this series public figures, organizers, thinkers and doers expose deeply embedded injustices and call for a more equitable future.

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Julián Castro
Waking Up From My American Dream
SUN, OCT 10 / 7:30 PM PACIFIC / CAMPBELL HALL
Former presidential candidate and U.S. secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro shares insight from his political journey and actionable ways we can effect change.
Warrior Women
Featuring Madonna Thunder Hawk, Marcella Gilbert and Dr. Elizabeth Castle
WED, NOV 03 / 7:30 PM PACIFIC / CAMPBELL HALL
This documentary screening and conversation chronicles the work of a Lakota mother and daughter whose fight for Indigenous rights began in the late 1960s and continues to this day.
Annette Gordon-Reed
On Juneteenth: ‘Freedom Day’ and Its Importance to American History
WED, NOV 10 / 7:30 PM PACIFIC / CAMPBELL HALL
Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Annette Gordon-Reed weaves together history and heartfelt memoir to tell the sweeping story of Juneteenth and the larger fight for equality.
Amanda Nguyen
“Hopeanomics” and How Social Entrepreneurs are Transforming Grassroots Activism
WED, JAN 12 / 7:30 PM PACIFIC / CAMPBELL HALL
Recognized on Forbes’ 30 Under 30 and Time magazine’s 100 Next lists, Amanda Nguyen helped draft the Sexual Assault Survivors’ Bill of Rights and is the CEO and founder of Rise.
Andrea Elliott
Invisible Child: Poverty, Survival and Hope in an American City
THU, JAN 20 / 7:30 PM PACIFIC / CAMPBELL HALL
Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Andrea Elliott examines homelessness and the dire state of poverty in America in Invisible Child, her five-part NYT series and subsequent book.
John Leguizamo
WED, FEB 02 / 8:00 PM PACIFIC / CAMPBELL HALL
Emmy and Tony Award winner John Leguizamo brings his irresistibly irreverent brand of comedy to a new evening inspired by his life story.
Cathy Park Hong
Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning
THU, FEB 10 / 7:30 PM PACIFIC / CAMPBELL HALL
Award-winning poet and essayist Cathy Park Hong integrates personal stories, historical context and cultural criticism into a radically honest meditation on the Asian-American experience.
Roxane Gay
Roxane with One N
FRI, FEB 25 / 7:30 PM PACIFIC / THE GRANADA THEATRE
The author of celebrated books including Bad Feminist, Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body and Difficult Women, Roxane Gay critiques the ebb and flow of modern culture with wit and ferocity.
Everything Rises
Jennifer Koh and Davóne Tines
TUE, APR 12 / 8:00 PM PACIFIC / CAMPBELL HALL
This multimedia performance from violinist Jennifer Koh and singer Davóne Tines explores each artist's cultural background and seeks to reveal a universal history shared by immigrants and minority Americans.
Justice for All Lead Sponsors:
Marcy Carsey
Connie Frank & Evan Thompson
Zegar Family Foundation
Anonymous

Presented in collaboration with UCSB Campus Partners


Advisory Committee:
Gerardo Aldana, Dean of the College of Creative Studies
Ingrid Banks, Chair of the Department of Black Studies
Charles Hale, SAGE Sara Miller McCune Dean of Social Sciences
Belinda Robnett, Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Susannah Scott, Divisional Chair of the Academic Senate
Sharon Tettegah, Director of the Center for Black Studies Research
Kim Yasuda, Chair of the Department of Art
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