“A lot of people think we created reproductive justice to counter the pro-choice movement,” Ross told the audience. “But we did not. It was designed to talk about the human rights needs of black women in terms of reproductive justice.”
“We need a new vision for the future that pursues a more just world by defending democracy,” said Julián Castro ’96.
With eleven weeks left until the Iowa caucuses, Stanford students are tuning in to the contentious race. On Wednesday, nearly one hundred students from across Stanford’s campus gathered together at the Tresidder Arbor to watch the 5th Democratic debate in Atlanta featuring the top 10 contenders for the 2020 Democratic nomination.
Three women, each acclaimed for their leadership in the field of education, sat together in Levinthal Hall at the Stanford Humanities Center sharing stories of their pathways to leadership.
Coalition building, representing indigenous communities and building activist support systems were at the center of Wednesday night’s panel discussion on environmental justice at the Women’s Community Center (WCC).
Vice Provost for Student Affairs Susie Brubaker-Cole, who appointed Hicks, described her as someone who will bring “fresh insight, knowledge, and expertise to our division and university.”