The Rev. Susan Frederick-Gray felt called to Arizona at a time when the state was ground zero for the controversy on immigration that today dominates the headlines.
It didn’t take long for the issue to become personal.
The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Phoenix where she became lead minister in 2008 included several undocumented immigrants. One of them, a young man named Daniel, taught the toddler Sunday School classes at the congregation. An excellent student, he enrolled in college hoping to be a schoolteacher, but he had to drop out when his mother got...
Terry Tempest Williams, HDS’s writer-in-residence, and film producer Geralyn White Dreyfous have curated a special film series that is open to the Harvard community as well as the general public, and includes the chance for audience members to engage in discussion with directors, producers, and subjects of the films.... Read more about Politics of the Unseen
Some people think that politics and art don’t mix. Impose a political message, they say, and art becomes contrived and manipulative. Bring too much art to politics and it becomes unserious and impractical.
By bringing together scholars from across Harvard, this panel discussed the importance of a critical, nuanced, and interdisciplinary understanding of refugee, asylum, and immigrant issues, while highlighting activist efforts.... Read more about Video: Building Bridges