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image grab from the Circle of Human Concern Video shows an animation of someone pushing someone else in a wheelchair
Our animated explainer videos break down some of the key principles that guide our work at the Othering & Belonging...
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Image grab taken from john a powell video on AJ+ about the killing of Michael Brown
Director john a. powell is featured in this video produced by AJ+ one year after Michael Brown's killing in Ferguson,...
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Video: Creating the Conditions for Belonging and Breathing in a Toxic Environment
In this “Beyond the Great Unraveling: Weaving the World Anew" conference, john a. powell delved deeply into the complexities of...
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storming the capitol flier
On Friday, Jan. 8, 2021 OBI Director john a. powell and law professor Ian Haney Lopez discussed the chaos in...
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The Surveillance State, Social Safety, and Building Power
Advances in technology over the past few decades have improved our lives in countless ways. Yet, these advances have come...
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Economics of Belonging
On December 10, OBI hosted the third Toward Belonging digital dialogue series consisting of a discussion about the possibilities and...
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Video: #AskOBI: Why the Electoral College poses a threat to democracy
The Othering & Belonging Institute's political participation analyst Josh Clark explains the undemocratic nature of the Electoral College. Despite Joe...
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The future of freedom: Reparations after 400 years
On November 18, 2020, a distinguished panel of scholars consider what the question of reparations means for this freedom’s fulfillment...
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Video: #AskOBI: How accurate are exit polls in 2020?
Josh Clark, our institute's Political Participation Analyst, explains the problems with the narratives coming out of the 2020 elections about...
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On Wednesday, November 4, 2020, john a powell discusses the outcomes of the 2020 elections in a live Q&A with...
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OCASI 2020 Executive Directors’ Forum
On October 27, 2020, Director john a. powell gave the keynote at the 2020 Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants...
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Rockford Conversation on Othering & Belonging with Dr. john a. powell presented by NICNE
On October 22 and 23, 2020, Director john a. powell spoke to members of the communities of Rockford and DeKalb,...
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