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Jen Fry Talks
February 23, 2021

Student Social Justice Conversations

Finlandia’s Social Justice Task force invites students into a series of conversations about justice, race, and society. Facilitated by Dr. Jeff Pettibone, using materials from activist and speaker Jen Fry, these open discussions will take place every Monday evening in February, at 8 p.m. Come with your questions, your curiosity, and concerns. All are encouraged, all are invited, all are welcome to this free exchange of ideas. Scan the QR code or visit this link https://bit.ly/3iVFkaw to get into the Zoom [...]

Jen Fry Talks
February 16, 2021

Student Social Justice Conversations

Finlandia’s Social Justice Task force invites students into a series of conversations about justice, race, and society. Facilitated by Dr. Jeff Pettibone, using materials from activist and speaker Jen Fry, these open discussions will take place every Monday evening in February, at 8 p.m. Come with your questions, your curiosity, and concerns. All are encouraged, all are invited, all are welcome to this free exchange of ideas. Scan the QR code or visit this link https://bit.ly/3iVFkaw to get into the Zoom [...]

Jen Fry Talks
February 9, 2021

Student Social Justice Conversations

Finlandia’s Social Justice Task force invites students into a series of conversations about justice, race, and society. Facilitated by Dr. Jeff Pettibone, using materials from activist and speaker Jen Fry, these open discussions will take place every Monday evening in February, at 8 p.m. Come with your questions, your curiosity, and concerns. All are encouraged, all are invited, all are welcome to this free exchange of ideas. Scan the QR code or visit this link https://bit.ly/3iVFkaw to get into the Zoom [...]

Jen Fry Talks
February 2, 2021

Student Social Justice Conversations

Finlandia’s Social Justice Task force invites students into a series of conversations about justice, race, and society. Facilitated by Dr. Jeff Pettibone, using materials from activist and speaker Jen Fry, these open discussions will take place every Monday evening in February, at 8 p.m. Come with your questions, your curiosity, and concerns. All are encouraged, all are invited, all are welcome to this free exchange of ideas. Scan the QR code or visit this link https://bit.ly/3iVFkaw to get into the Zoom [...]

January 28, 2021

Dr. Virtanen dives into upcoming open class on ‘Racism and White Nationalism in Finland Today’

Dr. Hilary-Joy Virtanen will present the second lecture in the Spring 2021 Anti-Racist Open Classroom Series on Tuesday, February 2 at 4:10 pm. She will be discussing “Racism and White Nationalism in Finland Today” as part of her regularly scheduled History and Culture of Finland course. The event is free and open to the public. Please register here. In anticipation of the event, Dr. Virtanen provided some insight into what participants can expect and why it’s an important [...]

January 19, 2021

Students: ‘Jen Fry Talks’ Social Justice Webinar

The President’s Task Force on Social Justice is excited to announce that we were able to schedule national social justice educator, Jen Fry, to work with students. The webinar will be delivered live via Zoom at 5:45pm. Check your student email for instruction on how to join.

January 15, 2021

Students to participate in social justice webinar with Jen Fry Talks on Jan. 19

Finlandia University students will begin difficult and necessary discussions on social and racial justice with the Jen Fry Talks virtual event on January 19 from 5:45-7:30 p.m. Social Justice Task Force members Nick Kwiek and Shane Voldarski talked with Finlandia Fridays host, Olivia Myers, this week about the upcoming Jen Fry Talks event and what they hope students will learn.

“We knew we needed an educational component to our campus anti-racist work. We decided [...]

Jen Fry Talks
November 24, 2020

Social Justice Taskforce hosting training for employees Dec. 1

The President’s Social Justice Taskforce will be hosting a webinar training for all employees by nationally renowned social justice educator Jen Fry. Fry will present “Invisible Playbook: How to Create a Culture of Inclusive Excellence” via Zoom for all FinnU employees on Tuesday, Dec. 1 from 10:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. A zoom link will be sent closer to the day.

“A key expression of the task force’s leadership is to engage the campus in collective [...]

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