Envisioning Justice: The Campus Voice this week with speakers and workshops


University of Arkansas

The Volunteer Action Center, Multicultural Center, and University Programs are proud to present Envisioning Justice: The Campus Voice, a two-day conference highlighting topics on civil rights, environmental health, sexual assault awareness, and health mental.

Here are our February 24 speakers and workshops (Sexual Assault Awareness and Environmental Health):

  • Speaker: Prentis Grayson and Naudia Walton of Let’s Talk NWA from the NWA Center for Sexual Assault – 10am-11am
  • Workshop: SHOO (Sexual Health Organization and Outreach RSO), Self-love after trauma — 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • Speaker: Gabriel Díaz Montemayor, Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture and Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion — 2-3 p.m.
  • Workshop: UarkSAFE (Students Advocating for the Environment RSO), Ecobrick Building — 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Here are our February 25 speakers and workshops (Civil Rights and Mental Health):

  • Speaker: Airic Hughes, founder of Visionari, philanthropist, artist and Ph.D. candidate in the Department of History — 10 a.m.-11 a.m.
  • Workshop: Associated Student Government DEI, Intersectionality in Volunteer Work, and Finding Ways to Advocate for Social Justice — 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Workshop: Students with refugees, defense of refugee rights and alliance — 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Speaker: Yasmin Benoit, asexual activist, writer, speaker — 1:30-2:30 p.m.

Please register through our Givepulse page where you can find speaker and workshop descriptions, as well as room assignments. There will be one hour of service offered per event you attend!

And don’t forget to check out Red Talks on Wednesday, February 23 in the Old Main Giffels auditorium, where students will talk about their experiences with LGBTQIA+ allies, food insecurity, mental health and bereavement, sexual assault, antisemitism and intercultural health. Students can register for this event on the same Givepulse link as above!


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