Ayesha Rabadi-Raol’s dissertation is about “Learning from Immigrant/Transnational Teachers of Color.” Since the COVID crisis began, she’s reinforced that idea through a weekly show on TC’s Come Together site in which she reads from children’s books that address race, class, gender, (dis)ability, multicultural experiences and other topical themes.
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#FrontandCenter #ColumbiaUniversity #COVID19 Billy Caceres, an assistant professor at the School of Nursing, discusses his concerns about how he thinks coronavirus is affecting the LGBTQ community, particularly as some in the community are afraid to seek medical help because they fear discrimination. He hopes that might change with the recent Supreme Court ruling that a federal anti-bias law>>>
Dean Kelly Brown Douglas and Eddie S. Glaude Jr. discuss the racial lines of COVID-19. Eddie S. Glaude Jr. is the chair of the Department of African American Studies and the James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University.
Dean Kelly Brown Douglas and Bishop David Bailey and Rev. Cornelia Eaton discuss how the Navajo Nation is being impacted by COVID-19. Bishop David Bailey and Rev. Cornelia Eaton both serve in the Episcopal Church in Navajoland.
A conversation between Dean Kelly Brown Douglas and Karenna Gore on COVID 19 and the Environment. Karenna Gore is the founder and director of the Center for Earth Ethics (CEE) at Union Theological Seminary. The Center for Earth Ethics bridges the worlds of religion, academia, policy, and culture to discern and pursue the changes that are necessary to stop ecological destruction.
A conversation between Dean Kelly Brown Douglas and Jack Jenkins on COVID 19 and the Religious Left. Jack Jenkins is a national reporter for the Religion News Service, covering religion and politics, and is the author of the recent book, American Prophets: The Religious Roots of Progressive Politics and the Ongoing Fight for the Soul of the Country.
A conversation between Dean Kelly Brown Douglas and Saru Jayaraman on COVID 19 and a Living Wage. Saru Jayaraman is the Co-Founder and President of the Restaurant Opportunities Centers United (ROC United).
Dean Kelly Brown Douglas in conversation with David Giffen about COVID-19’s impact on NYC’s homeless population; Giffen is the Executive Director of the Coalition for the Homeless.
Craig Spencer, director of global health in emergency medicine at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center, discusses how he often feels helpless in the fight against coronavirus, but he and his colleagues in the ER will continue to be there to do as much as they can for fellow New Yorkers during this crisis.
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Angela Mills, chair of the department of emergency medicine at Columbia University Irving Medical Center and chief of emergency medicine services at NewYork-Presbyterian talks about the incredible work her staff has been doing under the most difficult circumstances during the COVID-19 pandemic. She reminds us that after the intensity dies down, we need to focus on the mental health of our>>>
Kellie Bryant, executive director of simulation and assistant professor at the School of Nursing, describes how the coronavirus pandemic has been even more challenging than working through the worst days after 9/11. Like many of her colleagues, she is scared of getting the virus, but she puts that fear aside, knowing that she chose this profession to make a positive impact on people’s lives. For>>>
Dean Kelly Brown Douglas speaks with the Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis on COVID-19’s impact on the Poor. Dr. Theoharis is the Co-chair of the Poor People’s Campaign and the Director of the Kairos Center for Religions, Rights, and Social Justice.
Dean Kelly Brown Douglas in conversation with activist and author Darnell Moore on how COVID-19 is impacting US culture. Moore is the author of No Ashes in the Fire and is Director of Inclusion Strategy for Content and Marketing at Netflix.
“Human life should not have any borders — we should all do what we can.” A total of 15,250 N95 masks, 11,500 surgical masks, more than 480 biomedical protection uniforms and 410 goggles have been delivered to three local medical centers, thanks to TC’s Education for Persistence and Innovation Center.
#UnitedFaithsOfAmerica a group of New York’s Interfaith leaders are kicking off a week long #PrayerforCovid Campaign. Enjoy this compilations from a network of 15 faith leaders who share a prayer message with an aim to uplift one other, find common ground and unite around our shared values.
You Can Help Stop COVID-19 in NYC Mount Sinai researchers are tracking COVID-19 across New York City using a program called STOP COVID NYC. Your participation in our surveys will help healthcare workers and government officials advise our community on how to slow COVID-19 transmission in New York City. Your participation could also help us predict smaller outbreaks within neighborhoods of New>>>
Dean Clifton Daniel interviews Cathedral Community Cares manager Thomas Perry on Sunday, March 22, after CCC completed it’s Sunday Soup Kitchen. To donate to CCC, visit .
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