Kirkridge has a long history of and is committed to social justice, equity, and inclusion. Our fall programming weaves a thread of justice work throughout various programs and below, we have highlighted programs with specific social justice topics.
Kirkridge will be offering online programming that is open to all. The registration link for the programs listed is at the bottom of the page. In keeping with our commitment to generosity of spirit, the programs below are at no cost to participants, and donations are gratefully accepted. See our commitment to generosity here.
Monday, September 7th, 3-4pm EDT
Self Care + Social Justice: Intersections at Community Care
Join Delicia Alarcon and Justine Johnson, community activists and advocates in conversation about maintaining self-care, rest, and joy as part of resistance and education work.
Monday, October 12th, 3-4pm EDT
Recognizing Indigenous Peoples Day: Reflection and Action
During our time together, we will learn more about Indigenous Peoples Day, amplify indigenous voices, and learn about what action we can take towards greater equity for indigenous communities.
Monday, November 9th, 3-4pm EDT
Post-Election Social Justice
Alannah Caisey, PhD candidate at the University of Pittsburgh and Dr. Jean Harris, Political Science Professor at The University of Scranton discuss social justice post-election through sociological and political lenses.
Monday, December 7th, 3-4pm EDT
A Year in Review, where do we go now?
Join us for dialogue of how to live into our social justice values. What does justice look like here and now? We will reflect, share, and learn together. This will be a community discussion of what we have learned and what our commitments are for a better and more just 2021.
Monday, December 14th, 3-4pm EDT
Turning Inward: Preparing for Winter with Micah Fialka-Feldman
Together we will map out a self-care plan for the cold months ahead. Don’t live in a cold climate? Still join us as we share resources, activities, and reflections on cultivating restorative habits.
Micah Fialka-Feldman is a self-advocate, teaching assistant, outreach coordinator, national speaker, and pioneer who fights for disability-pride, justice, and inclusion.