It's Penn First Week!
To celebrate the FGLI (First-Generation, Low-Income) identity, Penn First has decided to dedicate the week of April 26 towards highlighting the various voices and needs of FGLI individuals at Penn. Attend the various speaker events in the Penn First Presents week to learn the history behind and the future of FGLI student activism at Penn, appreciate the work of FGLI artists, and connect with Penn FGLI allies! Furthermore, be on the look-out for a Grab and Go event featuring treat bags on Friday April 30.
Furthermore, on Thursday, April 29th join Dr. Kevin Kumashiro and a panel of student leaders that will draw on recent campus initiatives to illustrate strategies as well as challenges and lessons learned to build coalitions and solidarity.
Penn First Board:
Penn First Alumni & Student Chat
Monday, April 26 | 6-7 pm EST
Zoom link: http://bit.ly/PennFirstFounders
Join the Penn First Board and Penn First Alumni for an introduction of FGLI advocacy at Penn and how you can participate with special guests: Lyndsi Burcham C'19 and Dan Gonzalez C'20.
FGLI Poetry Reading Room
Wednesday, April 28 | 1 - 1:30 pm EST
Zoom link: http://bit.ly/FGLIPoetry
As FGLI students, honoring our families' sacrifices sometimes means that we lay down our creative passions in the process. However, what if we could see our creativity as an extension of our purpose?
Special guests: Peter Hong C'24 and Gabriel Angrand C'17 GSE'18
FGLI Chat and Chill with The Trustee's Council of Penn Women, Co-Sponsored by Penn First
Wednesday, April 28 | 5 - 5:30 pm EST
Registration link: http://bit.ly/FGLIChatandChill
Forget about the serious stuff and join us for a casual chat with distinguished Penn alumnae representing the fields of health, law, finance, social impact, and technology.
A Conversation with Dr. Kevin Kumashiro
Movement Building and Student Organizations: Getting the Connections
Thursday, April 29 | 6 - 7 pm EST
Registration Link: http://bit.ly/PennFirstConnections
What are core elements of social movements, and how might these apply to student activism on campus and beyond?
Join Dr. Kevin Kumashiro and a panel of student leaders that will draw on recent campus initiatives to illustrate strategies as well as challenges and lessons learned to build coalitions and solidarity.
Special guest: Dr. Kevin Kumashiro