Breaking Ground, Cultivating Change

On Feb. 6, students, faculty and staff celebrated Claiming Williams Day, a series of discussions, performances and events aimed at building and sustaining a more inclusive community. This year’s themes was “Breaking Ground, Cultivating Change,” and the program included (clockwise, from top left) spoken-word poetry by Joshua Bennett, a workshop on class identity, a performance of Amal Kassir’s “The Lobster Speaks” by Rika Shabazz ’17 and dance and music by the student group Kusika. For more coverage visit