Beth Porter ’87, Oakwood alumna and current board member, is a speaker at The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting at Davos in Switzerland. Beth will take part in the 2nd Annual TransHuman Code Meeting of the Minds Roundtable focusing on “Humans as the Fulcrum to the Internet of Everything".
Students in Humanities Chair Stephen Miller's Postcolonial Studies and Critical Race Theory class had a drop in professor this week. Amitava Kumar, Professor of English on the Helen D Lockwood Chair at Vassar College was kind enough to stop by and engage our students during class.
Sophomores Explore Issues of Food and Housing Insecurity Through Annual Youth Service Opportunities Program in NYC
Our sophomore class traveled with their faculty advisors to NYC for our annual Youth Service Opportunities Program (YSOP) retreat where they delved into issues of food and housing insecurity and the impact felt by families throughout NY State.
Join Oakwood's Human Rights interns at the Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Museum to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The day's programming will be based on the theme of "FDR's Four Freedoms Today".
Starting at midnight on Tuesday November 27th, Oakwood will once again be taking part in a 24 hour online fundraiser for #GivingTuesday. #NYGivesDay is a 24-hour online challenge to celebrate nonprofits across the state of New York. Nonprofits from across the Empire State will work together to raise awareness, collect donations, and build a stronger sense of philanthropy throughout their local communities.
Together with ENJAN (End the New Jim Crow Action Network), a network dedicated to working in the Hudson Valley to fight the racist criminal justice system, Oakwood invites you to take part in advancing institutional change for racial equity through our Dutchess County Undoing Racism Workshop.
Oakwood Celebrates the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights with Ryan Kaminski from the United Nations Association-USA
Oakwood will celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on Wednesday October 24th at 7 PM in the school's Meeting Room. Guest speaker Ryan Kaminski from the United Nations Association-USA will present "Rights at Home: A Call to Action on Immigration and Asylum". This special UN Day event, co-hosted with the UNA-Mid Hudson Valley, will focus on immigration, asylum, and migrant rights.