Here you can find a collection of past webinars MANRRS has had the privilege of hosting. To learn more about the next upcoming webinar, visit our Webinar Sign-Up page here.
In this webinar, participants will receive tips on how to effectively search for an internship and a full-time job during a time of uncertainty and receive an update on internships and full-time job positions from three National Partners during COVID-19.
This webinar will provide needed content and expertise from a panel of agricultural economists of color in addressing the current and future outlook of the food chain and the impact of Covid-19 currently and going forward. This webinar panel is of importance for those interested in entering the field, supporting the field, and addressing the challenges ahead.
Agriculture in the United States is entangled with both racism and capitalism that has had an overwhelming impact on who owns, accesses, and benefits from farm production. Hear from current students pursuing careers in agriculture share their stores and discuss what systemic changes they hope to see in the future.
The American agriculture food system is a complicated set of relationships, inputs, and structures which get our food from farm to fork. Often, when we think about racial inequity, we focus on individual attitudes or behaviors. Additionally, we examine how particular institutions treat people of different races differently. However, to truly understand the root causes of racial inequity and produce results that work for everyone, we need to observe the food system through the lens of policies, land, and people
This webinar discusses historical racial disparities between 1862, 1890, and 1994 land-grant institutions as it relates to tenure, quality of programs, and resource allocation. This webinar will also address ongoing efforts to create more equitable opportunities through food and agricultural programs for historically marginalized groups.
Youth across the nation have been the leaders in the call for change for varying social justice issues plaguing U.S. society. Many of these significant societal issues are also present within agricultural spaces. College students of all academic levels are taking up the mantle to change the face of agriculture through their own active engagement in creating social justice movements. Hear from current student activists about their roles in pushing for change within agriculture and why other students should see today as an opportunity to push for change within their communities.
Veterinary medicine remains one of the least diverse professions in the U.S. Hear from Ross Vet’s National Associate Program Director for Access and Inclusion in Veterinary Medicine, John Nwafor, and DVM student, SAVMA President, and former MANRRS Student Chapter President, Jonathan Dumas, as they walk through the journey towards the veterinary profession and expanding access to this field for racially and/or ethnically underrepresented students.