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'DEIS Impact features events planned by Brandeis University community members. 

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"What do reproductive justice, sports, and Shabbat dinner have in common? All three were 'DEIS Impact events at the same time last night, all examining social justice from those widely different points of view. Interestingly, nobody at Brandeis thought that was unusual." -'DEIS Impact coordinator Marci McPhee's Facebook post on Saturday, January 3, 2016 

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'DEIS Impact Organizers

Core Committee: The 'DEIS Impacters

  • Yiyi Wu '19 (chair)
  • Zosia Busé '20 (vice-chair)
  • Tanashya Batra '21
  • Anna Cass '21
  • Mingyue Chen '18
  • Anna Cowett '21
  • Lizy Dabanka '20
  • Vidit Dhawan '19
  • Milena Jeffers '20
  • Hannah Aurora Recknor '20
  • Jake Rong '21
  • Elisabeth Shaller '19
  • Julia Sirota '18 
  • Peng Tao '21

'DEIS Impact Steering Committee 

  • Zosia Busé '20, 'DEIS Impact Vice Chair and Student Union Director of the Office of Student Rights and Advocacy
  • Jacob Edelman '18, Brandeis Student Union
  • Alex Feldman ’19, Brandeis Student Union
  • Alyssa Kann ’19, 'DEIS Impact Publications Assistant
  • Jonathan Kroll, 'DEIS Impact Project Manager
  • Marci McPhee, Ethics Center
  • Suzannah Scanlon 14, 'DEIS Impact Publications Coordinator
  • Julia Sirota '18, 'DEIS Impacter 
  • Steven Weglinski, Grad Student Affairs
  • Yiyi Wu '19, 'DEIS Impacter Chair

'DEIS Impact Working Group

  • Jessica Basile, Graduate Student Affairs
  • Jarret Bencks, Communications
  • Beth Bernstein, MA ’90, Brandeis National Committee
  • Stephanie Grimes, Student Activities
  • Daniel Langenthal, Experiential Learning & Teaching
  • Madeleine Lopez, Intercultural Center
  • Gabe Margolis, Athletics
  • Marci McPhee, Ethics Center
  • Alex Montgomery, MPP/MA ’17, Gender and Sexuality Center
  • David Nathan, Development
  • Caroline O'Shea, Hiatt Career Center
  • Serghino Rene, Alumni Relations
  • Ingrid Schorr, Office of Arts
  • Rebecca Simons, Admissions
  • Lauren Soares, Community Service
  • JV Souffrant, Student Activities
  • Tamar Vogel, Brandeis National Committee
  • Steven Weglinski, Graduate Student Affairs
  • Cary Weir Lytle ’98, Hiatt Career Center
  • David Weinstein, Ethics Center

Ethics Center Faculty Advisory Committee:

  • Gannit Ankori, Fine Arts; Schusterman Center for Israel Studies
  • Joan Dassin, Heller School
  • Dan Feldman, Planning and Institutional Research
  • Gordie Fellman, Sociology; Peace, Conflict, and Coexistence Studies
  • Richard Gaskins, American Studies; Legal Studies
  • Charles Golden, Anthropology
  • Harleen Singh, South Asian Studies

Events Planned By:

Active Minds at Brandeis University
And Still We Rise Productions
Art in Suburbia
Brandeis Academic Debate and Speech Society
Brandeis American Sign Language Club
Brandeis Asian American Student Association (BAASA)
Brandeis Asian American Task Force (BAATF)
Brandeis Center for Teaching and Learning
Brandeis Farmers Club
Brandeis Graduate Christian Fellowship
Brandeis Harry Potter Alliance (HPA)
Brandeis Interfaith Group (BIG)
Brandeis Labor Coalition
Brandeis Prosthesis Club
Brandeis Student Association for TRII (The Right to Immigration Institute)
Brandeis Veg Club
City Year
Creativity, the Arts, and Social Transformation Program (CAST)
Department of Spiritual and Religious Life
Environmental Studies Department & Undergraduate Department Representatives
Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children (FIMRC)
Habitat for Humanity
Health:  Science, Society & Policy (HSSP)
Hiatt Career Center
Hillel at Brandeis
International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life
Junior Achievement of Northern New England
Leftists for Direct Action
Lurie Institute for Disability Policy
Muslim Student Association
Net Impact: Brandeis Undergraduate Chapter
Peace Corps
Queer People of Color Coalition
Queer Resource Center
Student Committee for the Rose Art Museum (SCRAM)
Sexuality and Queer Studies Program
Social Justice Committee of the Student Senate
STAND: The Student Led Movement to End Mass Atrocities
Student Union
The Fortune Society
The Right to Immigration Institute
Waltham Group
Waltham Group Hunger and Homelessness
YourStory International

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