Sylvia Lewis, Class of 1974

Sylvia Lewis, Smith class of 1974 was a member of the Black Students Alliance and was part of a very active student group instrumental in the formation of the African American studies program.  In this video excerpt she discusses her experiences as a campus activist.   From the Smith College Alumne Oral History Project.

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Basic Skills of Organizing for Social Justice: Workshops with Loretta Ross

As Activist-in-Residence, Loretta Ross offered a series of workshops to the Smith community in February 2013:

  • Appropriate Whiteness: Being an Individual Ally to Women of Color
  • Violences Against Women
  • Understanding and Applying Human Rights Principles in Social Justice Work


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