Entries tagged with ‘Building Bridges’

Building Bridges Celebrates 25th Anniversary Saturday

The annual conference tackles the social justice implications of climate change on Saturday, March 7, 2020.

Monali Bhakta ’20: Embracing and Creating Change

The Gustavus senior has served others as an intern for Senator Amy Klobuchar and through a variety of campus leadership roles.

Building Bridges Conference Explores Immigration Experience, Policy

Immigration: Demolishing the Legacy of Bigotry in the Land of Opportunity is the theme for the 24th annual Building Bridges conference on March 2.

Gena King ’22 Wins BWA National Leadership Award

The first-year student recently traveled to Washington, D.C. to receive award from The Black Women's Agenda and meet Black dignitaries from across the country.

Annual Building Bridges Conference Explores Mental Health Stigmas

Held on Saturday, March 3 beginning at 9 a.m., the conference will explore and seek to dismantle stigmas attached to mental illness and mental health.

22nd Annual Building Bridges Conference to Explore Grassroots Organizing March 4

"Uprooting Injustice: Fostering the Growth of Grassroots Movements," will explore the necessity of grassroots activism on Saturday, March 4.

21st Annual Building Bridges Conference Tackles War on Drugs this Saturday

This year’s topic is “Silver or Lead: Wealth and Violence in the War on Drugs,” and will focus on how U.S. drug policy affects massive spending efforts and the creation of international and domestic violence.

Building Bridges Conference March 12

Gustavus Adolphus College will host its 16th annual Building Bridges conference on Saturday, March 12, 2011. This year’s conference, with the theme “I’m Not For Sale: Slavery Past and Present,” will provide an opportunity for attendees to engage in dialogue about the effects of the slave trade from a historical perspective as well as from a modern-day one.

Building Bridges Conference to Focus on Education

Gustavus Adolphus College will host its 14th annual Building Bridges Conference Saturday, March 14. The theme of this year's conference is "Liberation through Education" and will focus on educational inequality in the U.S. and abroad and the important influence an education has on an individual's future.

Book Drive to Benefit Children in Uganda

A book drive organized in association with the annual Building Bridges Conference at Gustavus Adolphus College is underway at the College and in the cities of St. Peter and North Mankato. Books will be collected until mid-January when they will be sold online with proceeds going to the non-profit group Invisible Children.