Stockton's First Humanitarian Fair
Galloway, N.J. – Stockton will host its first Humanitarian Fair from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9 in the Campus Center.
This event will provide students with resources about opportunities for involvement through volunteering, internships, or employment, that deal with the issues of human rights and the "moral universe of obligation" they learn about when studying genocide, as well as other subjects at Stockton.
Featured speakers include David Estrin, Founder and CEO of Together We Remember, Sophie Andrews, Founder of Ngoma Kenya, and Dr. Amanda Morris, Associate Professor of Multiethnic Rhetorics at Kutztown University.
There will also be featured SKYPE speakers including Adam Strom, Director of Re-Imagining Migration, Lori Wenzinger, Founder of Action for Unity, as well as Ivy Schamis and students from Marjory Stoneman Douglass High School, Never Again MSD, and March for Our Lives.
Organizations that will be present in the Event Room include Atlantic City Rescue Mission, Coalition Against Rape and Abuse, Hope for Liberia, STAND, and many more.
The event is coordinated by the Holocaust and Genocide Studies Program at Stockton in partnership with the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center and other programs and offices.
The following schedule is subject to change.
9:00 am – Opening Remarks – Event Room
9:15am – 10:15am – “A Celebration of Indigenous Presence” with Dr. Amanda Morris, CC Meeting Room 5
9:15am – 10:15am – Hospice 101: The Benefits of Volunteering, CC Meeting Room 1
9:30am – 10:00am – SKYPE with Ivy Schamis and Parkland students Lauren Hogg and Sarah Chadwick, CC Board of Trustees Room
10:00am – 10:15am – Sophie Andrews, Founder of Ngoma Kenya, CC Board of Trustees Room
10:30am – 11:15am – David Estrin, Founder and CEO of Together We Remember, CC Event Room
11:30am – 12:00pm – SKYPE with Lori Wenzinger of Action for Unity, CC Board of Trustees Room
11:30am – 12:30pm – "Finally Free" with Tamu Lane and Healing Wounds, CC Meeting Room 5
12:00pm – 12:30pm – “Effective Political Advocacy on Humanitarian Issues” with STAND, CC Board of Trustees Room
12:30pm – 1:00pm – "Advocacy 101" with United Way of Greater Philadelphia, CC Meeting Room 1
12:30pm – 2:30pm - Rumble and Q+A with Dr. Amanda Morris, CC Meeting Room 5
2:30 pm – 4:20 pm - 15th Annual Fannie Lou Hamer Symposium, Performing Arts Center. Lt Gov. Sheila Oliver is the keynote speaker.
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm – Story Slam with Travis Love and DJ KJ Butta, Campus Center Coffee House.
_ Reported by Chelsea Doherty
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