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Bringing Justice Home: Racial Justice in our Lived Environments   

Together we are living through a period characterized by unprecedented nationwide and international Black Lives Matter protests and the global Covid-19 pandemic, both of which have exposed deep historic social inequalities that continue to pervade everyday life. The Public Square Conversations this year will explore how racial (in)justice affects us across all of the environments in which we live; the discussions will consider our campus, the natural environment, the built environment, digital spaces, and the political landscape: local, statewide, national, and global.  These Public Square conversations will make visible the ways in which race intersects with gender, class, sexuality, gender identity and disability to shape our institutions, social movements and everyday life in America and globally.  


Calendar for Public Square Discussions   

Upcoming Presentations:

Join Public Square, CDI & Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies for the Social Justice Conference all day conference. Great sessions all day and key note at 11:35 by Romarilyn Ralston.


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Previous Presentations:

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In January, the Public Square is co-sponsoring this SOE event. Please join us to learn about this important Civil Rights case in CA. Join us in person to continue the conversation.  

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When we have virtual presentations we meet on Zoom at to join the conversation.

All are welcome to join us as we develop the Social Justice Space over the next year. Just email or

Flyer 2.jpgJoin us in person for our next Public Square Celebration of Mexican American history and culture in Redlands! We will think together about how to build an understanding of our history and culture in Redlands that highlights the full diversity of our region.

Funding provided by CDI, CAS Dean's Office, Relevancy and History and SSRC-NEH Sustaining Public Humanities grant for A People's History of the Inland Empire: Storyscapes of Race, Place, and Queer Space in Southern California.

Past Presentations & Recordings:

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