SJLC Sessions Focus on Building Leadership Skills

Olivia DrakeFebruary 14, 20114min

Youth Coalition for Community Action members Cory Meara-Bainbridge '13 and Meggie McGuire '12, speak on “The Art of Making Things Easier: Facilitation in Social Justice Work” during the Social Justice Leadership Conference, held Jan. 21-22 on campus. The conference provides a space for students, student groups, community members, alumni, faculty and staff to discuss social justice and to learn and refine leadership skills.

Vivian Nixon and Glenn Martin speak on “Pell Grant Ineligibility and Incarcerated Students: Good Politics, Bad Policy?” at the conference. Nixon and Martin are from The Fortune Society, Inc., a non-profit organization devoted to the successful reentry and reintegration of individuals with criminal records.

Natalie Holder-Winfield is an employment lawyer to who creates innovative sexual harassment prevention and diversity training programs based on the latest workplace trends. She spoke on the “Top 10 Barriers to Inclusion.” (Photos by Emily Brackman ’11)

More information on the 2011 conference is online at