Grant Recipients

Fall 2017

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

ALPFA: "Success of Minorities in the Professional World"
Recipients: Jamie Lee and Crystal Leung

BAATF: "American Revolutionary"
Recipients: Johnstone Tcheou and Danni Tang

Ebony Axis 3rd Annual Celebration
Recipients: LaShawn Simmons
Date: October 23, 2017
Time: 7:00 - 9:00pm
Location: Intercultural Center Swig Lounge
Please join us to kickoff the 3rd annual Ebony Axis Launch Celebration!!! This zine showcases the beautiful and varied narratives of Black women on Brandeis campus through the medium of poetry and storytelling. At this event, there will be food, self care activities, and music. You'll also hear some of the contributors and other special guest performers in a night full of healing, power, joy, and growth!

Healing, Pleasure, and Sex After Trauma Workshop
Recipients: Hannah Baker-Lerner and Olivia Pavao
Date: October 26, 2017
Time: 8:00 - 9:30pm
Location: Mandel G12
FMLA is excited to bring O.School—a new pleasure and sex education platform—to Brandeis this semester. This event will be facilitated by Sarah Byrnn Hollidy, a queer femme feminist sex blogger and educator with a background in abortion rights, queer + trans liberation, and pleasure-informed sex education. She runs formidablefemme.com, where she writes about how sexuality intersects with queerness, feminism, depression, and trauma. For O.School, Sarah helps people learn about how they can reclaim sex and pleasure after trauma.

Latinx Heritage Month: Walk en el Pasado
Recipients: Karina Meythaler and Carmen Lopez-Landaverde
Date: November 9, 2017
Time: 7:00 - 9:00pm
Location: ICC Lounge
Please join Brandeis Latinx Student Organization and alumni to learn about the club's roots through historic and beautiful photographs on display. This will lead to a discussion about past and current obstacles Latinx students on campus, and in this country, face.

Night for Africa/LatinXtreme
Recipients: Arlenys Reyes and Abdiel Cabral
Date: November 18, 2017
Time: 7:00pm
Loction: Levin Ballroom

TSA Night Market 2017
Recipient: Vanessa Sun 
Date: October 7, 2017
Time: 6:00 - 9:00pm 
Location: Fellows Garden 
Take a walk through the streets of Taiwan and taste the various cuisines offered at TSA’s BIGGEST event of the year: NIGHT MARKET!! This is one of the LARGEST FREE FOOD EVENTS in collaboration with 9 other ICC clubs on campus! TSA will be serving traditional Taiwanese street food such as Taiwanese sausage, fish cake stew, boba, and many more! Come enjoy the delicious food and the company of your fellow ICC community!