Grant Recipients

Fall 2016 

These grants have been awarded to student and/or faculty/staff-initiated projects that address issues of identity, pluralism and unity.

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month: Poetry and Trivia
Recipient: Elba Valerio

Date: September 30, 2016
Time: 9:30pm
Location: The Stein
Enjoy poetry, trivia, music, and much more! Have a chance to win fun prizes & celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with your friends!!!!

Christianity Around The World
Recipients: Alex Mitchell, Michael Xu

Conversation with the Student Immigration Movement
Recipient: Linda Forrester
Join us in conversation with the Student Immigrant Movement, a statewide immigrant youth-led organization. This will serve as an opportunity for you to learn about legislation and policy that affects immigrant students' access to higher education as well as to share personal experiences.

Diversity Conference
Recipient: Theresa Yeo
Date: February 11, 2017

Diversity Exchange
Recipients: Akilah Elie, Megan Boateng

Ebony Axis Fall Launch Celebration
Recipeint: LaShawn Simmons
Date: October 14, 2016
Time: 8pm
Location: Chums 
Come celebrate the publication that showcases the beautiful and varied narratives, through poetry and storytelling, of black women on campus. There will be live performances and refreshments.

Free(dom) to Create
Recipeint: Nellie Spener

Global Bazaar
Recipients: Rochelle Savdie, Bonnie Ryle
Date: November 17, 2016

History of the Diaspora with Ben
Recipients: Bernice Appiah, Johnson Agyapong

New Staters: Embodying Liminal Spaces
Recipient: Jennifer Largaespada

Panel on Ethical Service
Recipient: Shikha Chandarana
Date: October 26, 2016
Time: 6:30-8pm
Location: International Lounge
Join us for a panel in which professors will share perspectives on what ethical service means and how we can provide international aid in a sustainable and meaningful way for communities. A few students will speak about their service experiences. Light refreshments will be provided.

Sankofa Dance Team- Remembering Your Roots
Recipients: Bernice Appiah, Linda Forrester
Date: November 12, 2016

Student Voice: Sexuality & Gender at Brandeis
Recipients: Alexis Ouellette, Sophia Warren

TSA Night Market
Recipients: Annie Huang, Alison Ma
Date: October 8, 2016
Time: 6PM-9PM
Location: Fellows Garden
Come join our largest event of the year and have a fun night in the streets of busy Taiwan at TSA's Nightmarket!!! Bring your friends & taste buds to our Night Market to enjoy the "Xiaochi" (snacks, fast food, & drinks) and lively atmosphere that only Night Market can provide. Lots of free food and games provided by TSA, BAASA, BBSO, BC3, Club Cantonese, JSA, KSA, SASA, SEAC, VSA.

What's Covered
Recipients: Gaby Sandor, Alexis Ouellette