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Ayesha Rabadi-Raol: Ed.D., Early Childhood Education

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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How Might Coronavirus Impact the LGBTQ Community

#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>>>

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The Racial Lines of COVID-19

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.

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COVID-19 and the Environment

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.

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COVID-19 and the Religious Left

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.

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A Frontline ER Doctor Talks About the Insurmountable Fight Against COVID-19

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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Medical Chief: After the Pandemic, We Need to Focus on Mental Health

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>>>

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Nurses Are “Fighting Their Fears and Stepping Up” During COVID-19

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>>>

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UnitedFaithsOfAmerica Prayer

#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.

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Mount Sinai Stop Covid Surveys

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>>>

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Columbia Shuttle Bus Update

Columbia Shuttle Buses are Operating Normally

Columbia Transportation is observing normal business hours and shuttle buses are running according to schedule. Please continue to check the Passio Go! app for real-time bus tracking and updates. Learn more about cleaning procedures in light of COVID-19 here.

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