Nor Any Drop to Drink: Flint's Water Crisis
Thursday, April 26
7:00 to 9:30 p.m.
Anspach Hall 161
Nor Any Drop to Drink, a documentary about the ongoing Flint water crisis, is produced by Central Michigan University sociology faculty member Cedric Taylor, broadcast and cinematic arts faculty member Eric Limarenko, BCA student Don Blubaugh, and CHSBS director of new media initiatives Dan Bracken. Join the filmmakers for a question and answer session following the screening. Admission to this event is free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Mount Pleasant Area Diversity Group to coincide with Earth Week events at universities across the country. For more information, contact Cedric Taylor at 989-774-1478 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Teaching and Organizing for Immigrant Families, Students, and Human Rights: Alumni Share their Stories of Activism
Friday, April 27
8:30 to 11:00 a.m.
Anspach 150Open event flier
Join us for a conversation with two CMU alumni engaged in activism: Caitlin Homrich-Knieling, Immigrant Family Defense Organizer at Michigan United; and Matthew Homrich-Knieling, English Language Arts Teacher and Social Justice Activist at Cesar Chavez Academy.
- Caitlin Homrich-Knieling graduated from CMU with a major in Anthropology and minors in English and Spanish. Her advocacy for immigrant families in Detroit has been featured on Michigan Radio, and in her talk “From Academy to Advocacy: Stories of a Sanctuary Campaign,” Caitlin will share her journey from CMU to full-time activism as it intertwines with the stories of immigrant families.
- Matt Homrich-Knieling graduated from CMU’s English education program with certification in English Language Arts and history. In his talk “Shifting Power: An Immigration Justice Action Project with Latinx Students,” Matt will share how he engages students in ELA curriculum that responds to the needs of the local community and connects with larger human rights issues. His work has been featured in NCTE’s Voices from the Middle journal and podcast series as well as various blogs, including Education Week and Literacy & NCTE.
Schedule of Events
9:00 Caitlin Homrich-Knieling - “From Academy to Advocacy: Stories of a Sanctuary Campaign”
10:00 Matthew Homrich-Knieling - “Shifting Power: An Immigration Justice Action Project with Latinx Students”
10:55 Concluding Remarks
Anxiety, Attention, Irritability, and Autism
Friday, April 27
How to Think About Them, and What to Do
12:00 to 1:30 p.m.
2520 S. University Park Drive, Building DOpen event flier
Presented by Rachel Brown, M.D. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by Central Michigan University and the Pediatric Center of Mid-Michigan. Please RSVP by April 13th to
Chippewa River Writing Project Manuscript Day
Saturday, April 28 **EVENT CANCELELD**
8:30 a.m. to noon
Pearce Hall 127
Global Climate Destabilization: Science, Ethics, Attitudes & OpinionsThursday, May 3
Creation 360, 1517 Bayliss St, Midland, MI
Saturday, July 13
Presentations begin at 10:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m. or 1:00 p.m.
CHSBS Day is an opportunity for high school students and transfer students to learn more about the programs offered in our college. Additional information will be posted soon. Guests will select and pre-register for one of the following presentation times: 10:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m. or 1:00 p.m.
Meijer Visiting Writers Series - Poetry Reading
Thursday, November 1
Park Library, Baber Room
Additional information will be posted this fall. Sponsored by the Creative Writing Program
's Meijer Visiting Writers Series. For more information, contact Kelly Gere (ENG) at 989-774-3171 or email@example.com