Peace and Justice
RSL Sponsors events and brings speakers to campus to explore traditions of nonviolence and tools for peace-making in religious and political communities.
- Tanenbaum Peace Fellows: Vassar students can apply for stipends for a summer abroad working for an organization that works for peace and justice in a part of the world where religion is part of conflict and/or conflict resolution.*
- Thanksgiving HungerFAST: An annual event; communal fast and discussions intended to raise awareness about hunger in our own community and across the globe.
- Major Speakers and Exhibits: recent speakers and programs have included Cornel West (Race Matters) and Jonathan Kozol (Amazing Grace)
* The Tanenbaum Peace Fellows Program is established in memory of Sidonie Bennett. The program has been made possible thanks to a gift to Vassar College from Sidonie Bennett's daughter, Dr. Georgette F. Bennett '67, President and Founder of the Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding, via the Polonsky Foundation.