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2021 Jun 22

Harvard Farmer's Market

Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Oct 26 2021 except Tue Aug 24 2021.
12:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Science Center Plaza

The Farmers' Market at Harvard will open TUESDAY, JUNE 15 for the 2021 season. See the full list of vendors here

Join us at the market every Tuesday from 12-6pm (*no Market on 8/24), and help support the vital local farmers and food artisans who ensure we have fresh, healthy, safe food!
     
We will continue to accept SNAP with a weekly maximum SNAP Match of $15.

June 15, 2021 - October 26, 2021...

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2021 Jun 15

Stories of Juneteenth: A Conversation with Ms. Opal

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Online

In 2016, at the age of 89, former teacher and lifelong activist Opal Lee walked 1,400 miles from her home in Fort Worth, Texas, to Washington, D.C., in an effort to get Juneteenth recognized as a national holiday. Two years later, the U.S. Senate passed a resolution recognizing the holiday, which originated in Galveston, Texas, and honors the June 19 anniversary of the announcement by Union Army general Gordon Granger proclaiming freedom from slavery in Texas.

Though the day is now celebrated annually throughout the ...

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2021 Jun 20

Virtual Summer Solstice Celebration 2021

11:00am to 2:15pm

Location: 

Online

At 11:00 am (ET), families and kids ages 4 to 14 are invited to hear a sun-inspired bilingual story set in ancient Mexico, meet a Harvard University astrophysicist who studies the sun, and enjoy an uplifting clown performance live from Bogotá, Colombia.

Register for Summer Solstice Celebration: Kids & Families

In the afternoon, starting at 1:00 pm (ET), everyone is welcome to join us as we learn about the significance of the...

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2021 May 24

Being Asian in America: Perennial Other

11:30am to 1:00pm

Location: 

Online

Join us, the Association of Harvard Asian and Asian American Faculty and Staff in a discussion on the examination of the roots of anti-Asian racism in America and ongoing efforts towards a pan-Asian and intersectional approach to social justice for all. 

Our special guests are Josephine Kim, Lecturer on Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and Andrew Leong, JD, Associate Professor of Philosophy, College of Liberal Arts, University of Massachusetts Boston. Jesal Patel, '21 Harvard Graduate School of Education, Higher Education Program will...

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2021 May 24

Combatting Anti-Asian Racism and Misogyny: What is our Local Community Doing?

9:30am to 10:30am

Location: 

Online

This public discussion will highlight key challenges of racism, misogyny and other discrimination faced by our Asian and Asian-American community, the responses of local organizations who have long sought to address such challenges, and what more needs to be done in our own communities. Speakers represent perspectives from the Harvard Kennedy School’s staff, faculty and student groups, as well as leading local non-profits.

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2021 May 20

Chenxing Han, Reimagine: A New Generation of Asian American Buddhists

7:00pm to 8:30pm

Location: 

Online

In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, "Reimagine: A New Generation of Asian American Buddhists" will feature author Chenxing Han in conversation with anthropologist Nalika Gajaweera. They will discuss Chenxing's recently published Be the Refuge: Raising the Voices of Asian American Buddhists (North Atlantic Books, 2021), the first book to center Asian American Buddhists as a pan-ethnic, pan-sectarian group. Be the Refuge counters the erasure of this complex and diverse group by resisting essentialized tropes (Oriental monk, superstitious...

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2021 May 14

The Undertold Stories of the Asian American Movement for Liberation

3:00pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Online

Please join this panel of experts as we discuss anti-Asian racism across US History, share undertold stories of Asian American activism, and consider the next steps that we need to take in order to create a more equitable and just future. 

The recent public murders and racism against Asian Americans are illustrative of a deeper, broader, and more systemic oppression that has been swept out of common knowledge and most history books. The long histories of racism in America built on slavery and the lethal colonial advancements against Native...

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2021 May 06

Combating Racism in Europe: What Role do Legislators Play?

10:15am to 11:15am

Location: 

Online

When George Floyd was murdered in Minneapolis last year, Black Lives Matter (BLM) demonstrations erupted across the United States and Europe. From Berlin to Barcelona, demonstrators not only condemned police violence and systemic racism in the United States, but also in their own countries. Across Europe, these events rekindled long-brewing debates about colonial legacies, the nature of racism, and legislative changes to address past wrongs and protect citizens with minority backgrounds. Many politicians who advocate on these issues have faced hostile backlash and racist attacks.

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2021 May 05

HGSE's Education Now | The Power of Resilience

3:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Online

As we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, the aftereffects of isolation, stress, fear, and sadness are sure to linger. How can we fortify ourselves to grapple with the legacy of this unprecedented year? How can we offer relief to ourselves, our children, our colleagues, and our loved ones? Join us as we dig into the power of resilience — not as a magic cure-all, but instead as a way to build the tools we need to contend with difficulty, fear, or loss, and to take care of ourselves, and others, so that we can weather the storm.

We’ll hear from three experts who will explore the...

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2021 May 04

Book Talk - "Prisms of the People: Power & Organizing in Twenty-First Century America"

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Online

The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation invites you to a book talk of Prisms of the People: Power & Organizing in Twenty-First-Century America with co-authors Elizabeth McKenna and Michelle Oyakawa. Joined by Alejandra Gomez and Tomás Robles of Living United for Change in Arizona (LUCHA), the panel will draw upon their collective research and experience to discuss the characteristics of winning and losing campaigns, sharing how movements build power for change as well as where they often go wrong. Tova Wang, Democracy Fellow at the Ash Center, will moderate.

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2021 May 18

Crimson Toastmasters Open House

12:30pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Online

Crimson Toastmasters invites you to join us for an online Open House to learn how you can improve your public speaking and build leadership skills.

Sign up using this link: https://harvard.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYrcOmgqDwrHtdNFvR8gBwctBMrbDFA2S0Q

Get to know us and how our Club works before signing up as a member!

For more information on our Club please visit https://...

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2021 May 27

Harvard Class of 2021 Virtual Commencement

(All day)

Location: 

Online

While we must be separated at this moment of celebration, we will come together virtually on Thursday, May 27 to honor the Class of 2021 and to confer their hard-earned degrees. You are invited to join the president, deans, faculty, students, staff, alumni, and keynote speaker, Dr. Ruth J. Simmons, for a very special online graduation event on Thursday, May 27, at 10:30 a.m. (ET), to celebrate the...

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