Antioch University Seattle's B.J. Bullert interviews Gilda Sheppard, a filmmaker and sociologist, who will be teaching Communication Across Cultures at Antioch University Seattle this winter. Gilda Sheppard is a filmmaker, sociologist and professor who specializes in social justice.
In this interview with Antioch University Seattle's B.J. Bullert, Sheppard reflects on the nature of social justice and how people begin to embrace social justice ideals.
University of Dayton freshman Thomas DeCastra comes from a middle class family. His parents both work and have put Thomas and his siblings through college. He doesn't know what it's like to feel hungry or unable to pay his expenses. He's here at the poverty simulation to get a glimpse of how life could be if he wasn't so lucky.
"I'm kind of scared about what could happen and about how I'm going to feel to get turned down in situations that I've never been turned down in before," says DeCastra
The West Carrollton school levy failed with 51% of votes against and 48% for. According to Scott Elliot of the Dayton Daily News, the school district has already said it would be back in February with a levy twice the size.