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Panelists Neddy Astudillo, Ingrid Waldron, Raj Pandya, and Ibrahim Abdul-Matin speaking at the AAAS 2021 Annual Meeting
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Science, Religion, and Community Partnerships Improve Environmental Justice Efforts

Lilah Sloane-Barrett

DoSER hosted a session on "Pursuing Environmental Justice through Science and Religion" at the 2021 AAAS Annual Meeting. It focused…
Technology’s Built-In Machine Bias Reflects Racism, Scholar Says
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Race to the Future: Values and Vision in the Design of Technology and Society

Dr. Ruha Benjamin explores the effects of machine bias and systemic racism in modern technology and how technology is often…
Race to the Future? Values and Vision in the Design of Technology and Society Part 4
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“Change is made in the smallest lines of code” — Ruha Benjamin excerpt, 4 of 4

Dr. Ruha Benjamin explores what needs to be done to change the design of racist technology and how faith traditions…
Race to the Future? Values and Vision in the Design of Technology and Society Part 3
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“The new jim code” — Ruha Benjamin excerpt, 3 of 4

Dr. Ruha Benjamin explores the effects of machine bias and systemic racism in modern technology as well as the implications…
Race to the Future? Values and Vision in the Design of Technology and Society Part 2
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“Racism distorts vision” — Ruha Benjamin excerpt, 2 of 4

Dr. Ruha Benjamin explores the effects of machine bias and systemic racism in modern technology as well as the implications…
Race to the Future? Values and Vision in the Design of Technology and Society Part 1
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“We’re talking about power” — Ruha Benjamin excerpt, 1 of 4

Dr. Ruha Benjamin explores the effects of machine bias and systemic racism in modern technology and how technology is often…
Over 500 Religious Leaders Learn about Science Advances in a AAAS DoSER Continuing Education Project
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Over 500 Religious Leaders Learn about Science Advances in a AAAS DoSER Continuing Education Project

Curtis L. Baxter III

The Science in Continuing Education for Pastors (“Continuing Education”) project provided religious leaders with resources and opportunities to learn about…
Science Engagement and Dialogue with Faith Communities at UMBC
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Science Engagement and Dialogue with Faith Communities at UMBC

As part of the Engaging Scientists project, the University of Maryland – Baltimore County and the AAAS Dialogue on Science,…
Closing the Weather Gap
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Closing the Weather Gap

This talk uses the "wealth gap," as a metaphor for the weather gap. He discusses how he has "weathered," the…
Four panels featuring different brain images and a person wearing a cap to measure brain activity
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Caring for the Health of Your Brain

In this compelling short film, Dr. Huda Zoghbi discusses how brain exercises, avoiding mental stress and trauma, and maintaining a…