Assistant Director Stephen Menendian presented the Institute's recent groundbreaking research on the harmful effects of restrictive zoning in the San Francisco Bay Area in this panel organized by SPUR on February 2, 2021.
Ninety scholars, among them OBI Director john a. powell, contributed to a volume just released on the history of Black people in the United States, beginning with the arrival of the first enslaved Africans to Virginia in 1619.
In this episode of Who Belongs? we hear from Jacinta González, an organizer with Mijente, a non-profit which leads campaigns to educate and organize around issues concerning immigration, detentions and deportations.
Studies found that working for Amazon, Lyft, and Uber can be harmful for worker health, with workplace surveillance emerging as a key culprit in pushing workers into mental and physical health distress.
The Othering & Belonging Institute welcomes President Biden's rescission of the infamous Muslim Ban, but urges that much more be done to reverse the proliferation of anti-Muslim policies at the federal and state levels over the past two decades.
Today is a day to reflect on the life and lessons of the Rev. Dr. King. In my family we usually have cake and play happy birthday by Stevie Wonder as part of the acknowledgement. King’s birth was indeed a gift to the world and to our nation.
In this “Beyond the Great Unraveling: Weaving the World Anew" conference, john a. powell delved deeply into the complexities of civil rights and liberties, structural racism, poverty, housing, racial and ethnic identity, inclusivity, spirituality and social justice, as well as the needs of citizens in a democratic society.
As the country continues to make sense of the storming of the US Capitol last Wednesday, the Trump administration is engaged in another form of deluge—an ongoing torrent of last minute regressive rules to lock into place right-wing policy priorities before the president’s last day in office.
In this episode of Who Belongs?, we hear from three thinkers and members of the OBI faculty — john a. powell, Ian Haney López, and Emnet Almedom — on the situation unfolding in the wake of the Washington D.C. riots.
Our animated explainer videos break down some of the key principles that guide our work at the Othering & Belonging Institute. Follow the links below to view the videos, to read transcripts of the audio, and to learn more about each concept.
November 5, 2021, 2pm - 3:30pm PT / 5pm - 6:30pm ET