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Diversity and Inclusion

Documentary Screening and Discussion: “Deej – Inclusion shouldn’t be a lottery”

April 23, 2022 at 7:00pm9:00pm EDT

316 Waverly Avenue (entrance by Light Work)

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Deej is DJ Savarese, a nontalking autistic man who was abandoned by his birth parents and remained uneducated until his adoptive parents helped him pursue an education. This film deals with Deej’s transition to college life and the difficulties and growth that Deej pursues at Oberlin. Immediately following the movie screening, a question and answer (Q&A) session will be hosted by Benjamin Jones and Alexis Wilner to further unpack the film.

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This event is sponsored by the Office of Interdisciplinary Programs and Outreach in the Burton Blatt Institute and Office of Diversity and Inclusion.

This event was first published on April 7, 2022 and last updated on April 8, 2022.

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