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Sep
29
Identity and Activism in Diverse Democracies
Liberal democracy is usually rendered as the bulwark of fundamental rights and freedom; the structure most conducive to the realization of belonging. Yet authoritarian populists that other and scapegoat marginalized communities are making advances in countries that were regarded as established democracies.
Sep
29
Rising Up For Reparations
Join us on Thursday, Sept. 29 for a conversation on the promise and practice of reparations being undertaken for Black Americans.
Sep
16
Press Freedom in Eritrea — Exhibition and Webinar

Journalists around the world play an important role in upholding human rights and building democracy. They often are met with life threatening conditions and jail times for just doing their job.

Sep
7
Solidarity and Belonging: Our Economy, Our Planet, Our Movements
Join us for a conversation featuring john powell, Manuel Pastor, and Jung Hee Choi that will explore the intersections of belonging and solidarity - the tools we need to create thriving families and communities.
Sep
6
When "Just Getting Along" Isn't Enough: Is belonging possible in a world rooted in othering?
What if the very indigestibility of the other calls for new ways of framing identity and the promise of politics? Where are the thirst-quenching waters in a time of fire and fury? Is belonging possible in a world rooted in othering?
Aug
25
Visionary Frameworks: Radical Embodiment and Systems Change
This workshop will feature Marina Magalhães and will be centered on the topic of Radical Embodiment and Systems Change.
Aug
9
The 'Perfect' Baby?: The Dangers of Gene Editing in Assisted Reproduction
Gene editing technology like CRISPR may have potential to treat diseases, but does editing future generations go too far? Join renowned bioethicist Françoise Baylis, reproductive justice activist Nourbese Flint, and disability rights scholar and activist Karen Nakamura for a conversation about the serious societal and ethical implications of human gene editing in the context of assisted reproductive technology.
Aug
8
OBI Presents: Recharge
There is so much in our histories and communities that inspires us, but even still, many of us face despair and depletion in the face of multiplying crises. We invite you to join us in co-creating an online gathering to help us nourish our selves, our communities and our planet. Entry is limited to 200 guests, so reserve your slots soon.
Jul
28
Harms of Housing: A California Reparations Task Force Sponsored Virtual Listening Session

The purpose of the Listening Session is to come together and share stories about the hardship of seeking and maintaining housing as a Black person living in California.

Jul
27
H.O.L.L.A! Healing Justice Is Our Strategy

healing

Jul
7
Creating a Community Resource Hub: Defundpolice.org

In the Othering & Belonging Institute's third Visionary Frameworks workshop, hear from research collective members of defundpolice.org about how they created an ever-evolving set of tools and resources fo

Jun
28
Radical Belonging and Bridging: A Path Forward for Societies in Crisis?

Today, we are facing a 'superstorm' of challenges, including polarization, rising authoritarianism, the global climate crisis, inequality, structural racism, and group-based hate, among others.

Jun
7
Bay Area Housing Finance Authority Listening Sessions
Provide your input on the equity goals, objectives, and metrics that the Bay Area Housing Finance Authority (BAHFA) will use to design its future programming at three upcoming online public listening sessions.
May
23
Visionary Frameworks: A Monthly Workshop Series
Join us every month to learn from organizers, artists and researchers who are putting visionary frameworks for change into action.
May
16
Community Policing Uncovered: How Surveillance, Displacement and Counterinsurgency Happens in Our Cities
Our communities know how brutal our police systems are and have been rising up to demand new visions of community safety and care.