In the wake of women’s marches around the world this past January in support of reproductive rights and income equality, among other issues, many are wondering how to keep the political momentum going. The Intercollegiate Feminist Center (IFC) is offering a two-day symposium to address a broad array of issues on women’s health and the ways in which individuals can affect public policy to enact progressive change.
Scripps College’s IDEA initiative hosts its first Change Fair on Wednesday, February 15. The fair supports IDEA’s goals for inclusion, diversity, equity, and access on Scripps’ campus by facilitating exchanges between students and community-based organizations striving to affect positive change.
Laspa Center for Leadership We Act Grants: Grace Reckers ’18 Is Advocating for Economic Justice in the U.S. and Abroad
This past summer, Grace Reckers ’18 pursued her interests in public health and workers’ rights beyond her Scripps classes, conducting research, participating in outreach and education programs, and learning about nonprofit work in Cuba and Los Angeles. The public policy analysis and biology major used her Laspa We Act grant to travel to Havana for five weeks to work for the El Centro Martin Luther King (CMLK) on improving public access to healthcare. Upon her return, she spent the remainder of her summer assisting the Los Angeles-based Koreatown Immigrant Workers Alliance (KIWA) with a community health education project.
Catherine Collinson received the Hero Award for being “a champion for Americans who are at risk of not achieving a financially secure retirement.” She expressed gratitude for the recognition and highlighted the unique community at Scripps College as a springboard for her career.
– CLAREMONT, California – February 13, 2017 Girls Who Code founder and CEO Reshma Saujani will deliver the address at Scripps College’s 87th Commencement exercises on Saturday, May 13, 2017. Saujani founded Girls Who Code in 2012 as a national nonprofit organization to help close the gender gap in technology by equipping young women with […]
Scripps College Emerita of Art Samella Lewis’ Work Is Featured Among Renowned African American Artists
– CLAREMONT, California – February 6, 2017 The art of Scripps College Professor Emerita of Art Samella Lewis will be featured at The Robert and Frances Fullerton Museum of Art at California State University, San Bernardino from Feb. 11 – April 8 in the show, “Enduring in Vision and Linked in Tradition: Four Generations of […]