Three-time Grammy Award-winning pianist, composer, educator, and founder and Artistic Director of the Afro Latin Jazz Alliance, Arturo O’Farrill will be visiting the Harvard campus in late February. A musician of deep social conscience, all of Arturo’s music is written with someone, something, or some community, in mind. A ferocious collaborator of musicians of many styles, as well as the dance idiom, Arturo’s latest project is entitled “Little Tiny Walls” and will feature musicians from Mexican folkloric styles, Afro-Latin jazz, and the classical idiom, collaborating and playing...
Larsen Hall, Graduate School of Education - 14 Appian Way, Cambridge
Luis Ortega, Storytellers for Change Bringing a message of empathy & inclusion to 1000 schools & communities across the nation. Luis Ortega is a TEDx Speaker, social impact consultant, and the director and founder of Storytellers for Change. Over the last eleven years, Luis has traveled across the nation to share his personal narrative and message about the power of story-telling and story-listening to generate empathy, promote inclusion, and inspire action.
In this open discussion, top legal scholars Deborah Anker (Harvard), Sabrineh Ardalan (Harvard), Dan Kanstroom (Boston College), and Michael Wishnie (Yale University) share experiences, debate, and brainstorm innovative legal strategies for defending immigrants with contingent residency status.
Moderated by Professor Christine Desan
All DACA Seminar events are Free and Open to the Public, No registration is required.
This roundtable brings together some of the leading activists in the criminal justice reform movement—all of whom have served prison sentences—to consider the specific obstacles incarcerated people face as they navigate their return home as well as policies and programs that can help us heal from the consequences of mass incarceration.
This capstone event will bring together representatives from the most innovative and dynamic programs in the country to testify to the range, scope, and depth of prison education. It will also consider the work that has been done at Harvard, what we can draw inspiration from, and where we can go from here.