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Drexel Update: Drexel Community for Justice

Drexel students Brett Mitchell and Dylan Kaye are speaking up to enact change at the university. Drexel Community for Justice was formed in response to Drexel’s statement regarding the murder of George Floyd.

Drexel Community for Justice Links:

Change. Org Petition: https://www.change.org/drexelcommunityforjustice

Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/drexelcommunityforjustice

Instagram:
https://www.instagram.com/drexelforjustice/

Drexel Update: A Conversation about race at Drexel

Some black student leaders share their perspective on how Drexel has handled its response to the Black Lives Matter movement and George Floyd’s murder. In this discussion we talked with Kennedy Jackmon, earning her BS in Criminology and Justice Policy and her MS in Urban Strategy, Khalil McFarlane, a recent Drexel graduate who majored Criminology and Justice…, and Jane-janette Ansah, Communications major with a minor in screenwriting and TV production! 

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Drexel Update: The Rec Center 

The Rec Center has added a lot of new programming, like ESports tournaments, and has also continued with its regular programming virtually. James Rogers, Manager of Recreation Facilities & Climbing, joins us to run down all the details.

Make sure to check out the Rec Center Town Hall if you have any thoughts. 

https://drexel.edu/recathletics/reccenter/services/virtualreccenter/

Drexel Update: Drexel United

Earlier last week, Tammy Callanan facilitated a conversation around a plan of action for Drexel students in response to the National Guard being housed on campus. The conversation turned into a group of student leaders called “Drexel United” who are working towards change. 

Here is the link to the document the group crafted and sent to administration: https://docs.google.com/document/u/0/d/1LzAn3yG59qVtfWlcRkK0BlC7XkKyZ-IU1wyqBspvjGk/mobilebasic 

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