The Bertha Crosley Ball Center for Compassion

Upcoming Events

April 17 - May 22 and May 29 - July 3, 2021:  Balancing Hope and Fear: an Ecological Justice course
This weekly course (in two sections) is offered to climate activists.  Facilitators include Center Director Dr. Vaishali Mamgain and USM Professor of Digital Art and Foundations Jan Piribeck.

June 15-16, 2021:  Embodied Equity, Justice, and Leadership Institute
Center Director Dr. Vaishali Mamgain will be one of the facilitators for this two-day workshop for organizational leaders and team members committed to transformative change, as well as for the weekly follow-up sessions throughout July.

June 17-18, 21-24, & 28-29, 2021:  Summer Antiracism Institute
Dr. Rebecca Nisetich and Dr. Vaishali Mamgain will offer this collaborative, intensive workshop series to support faculty to cultivate antiracist practices in their work for the university and in their lives.

June 30 & July 23, 2021:  Compassion Practices for Decolonization
This practice group is for USM students, staff, and faculty who have participated in the February, March, or April "Interacting with Wabanaki Maine History" workshops through Wabanaki REACH.

July 18-23, 2021:  Courage of Care Summer Intensive
Center Director Dr. Vaishali Mamgain will join Brooke Lavelle, Martin Vitorino, and others as faculty for the Courage of Care Summer Intensive.


Please note:  ALL events will be held virtually due to the ongoing pandemic.

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