Suggested reading: A reading list will be distributed to those who enroll in the course. Students will select 2-3 things to read before the course begins and journal their reactions.
Gwendolyn VanSant (pictured above) is a recognized leader in the areas of diversity and community organization for racial justice. She is the founding director of Multicultural BRIDGE. She was the co-chair of the five week celebration of the 150th anniversary of W.E.B. Du Bois’ birth and co-curated OLLI’s course on Du Bois. She is the incoming Chair of the Berkshire County Commission on the Status of Women and was recognized as an Unsung Heroine by the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women.