January 20, 2017
"What does it look like when we believe Black Lives Matter at the systemic, organizational, community, interpersonal, and intrapsychic levels? This webinar will build on the work of Black Lives Matter activism in and outside of counseling and psychology to detail attitudinal and positional strategies that forward social justice...Practice, education/training, research, and leadership implications will be discussed."
June 09, 2016
Sportwriter and fellow UGA alumni, Dijana Kunovac, interviews Reuben about White Privilege, Race, and Change.
November 17, 2015
BBC speaks with Reuben about the #BlackonCampus hashtag and his experience at the University of Missouri as a student.
November 12, 2015
Following threats to kill Black student at the University of Missouri campus, National Public Radio (NPR) captured Reuben leading in a decompression exercise with 250+ students ("Village" Breaths).
August 18, 2018
Reuben return to the University of Missouri to keynote Citizens University, an activist conference hosted by 30+ community groups in Mid-MO.
June 02, 2018
Reuben maintains an interactive blog as he travels abroad to Rwanda during Summer 2018 with theatre professor and humanitarian, Dr. Drew Kahn, and the Anne Frank Project. The Anne Frank Project "provides tools and vocabulary for community building, conflict resolution, and identity exploration."
November 06, 2016
Reuben is interviewed by a local Columbia, Missouri newspaper and is asked reflect on changes at the University of Missouri 1 year after student protests on the campus.
October 22, 2016
Reuben reflects on his role with the University of Missouri football players that chose to boycott their sport during the historic Fall 2015 protests. Reuben also reflects on the conditions that created the athletes momentum.
July 06, 2016
Reuben is interviewed about The Dream Team, a psychotherapy group Reuben created for Black adolescent males in foster or adoptive care.
May 03, 2016
Reuben recounts the challenges student-athletes experience and the disconnect between student- athlete lifestyles and typical college students.
April 25, 2016
Following the 2015 student protests, Reuben was tapped into the Rollins Society, a group "recognizes graduate and professional students who have significantly advanced the well-being of self-defined communities beyond the scope of their academic work."
February 16, 2016
Reuben and the University of Missouri's counseling psychology program are spotlighted by the American Psychological Association's magazine for their involvement and response during the Fall 2015 student movement.
December 07, 2015
Reuben reflects on the formation of ConcernedStudent1950 and the group's goals for institutional transformation.
November 13, 2015
UGA sportswriter, Jason Butt, interviews Reuben, a former football player at the University of Georgia, about his journey from student-athlete to change agent during the Fall 2015 student movement. Reuben recounts his experiences as a student-athlete that unknowingly prepared him for protests at the University of Missouri
November 09, 2015
National sportswriter, Dennis Dodd, reflects on the football boycott and its impact at the University of Missouri (MU) and National Football League (NFL). Reuben and several MU football players involved in the protests recounts thier experiences with 2015 student movement at the MU.
November 08, 2015
UGA sportswriter, Jeff Schultz, interviews Reuben, a former football player at the University of Georgia, about his role in during the Fall 2015 student movement.
November 10, 2015
Former UGA head coach, Mark Richt (CMR), and current UGA players are interviewed about the University of Missouri protests. CMR reflects on his experience as an activist, while players share their perspectives on the 2015 football team boycott at the University of Missouri.
October 20, 2015
In Spring 2015, Reuben created and facilitated a group called the Student Coalition for Critical Action (SCCA). The group was unaffiliated with the University of Missouri and aimed to support, develop, and advocate for all marginalized student at the University of Missouri. Here, Reuben is interviewed about the SCCA.
October 07, 2015
Reuben recounts his current and previous experiences with racism and shares his challenges with his own bias and privilege.
July 08, 2010
Reuben recounts his experience story after earning a full ride scholarship after walking-on at the University of Georgia and outlines his future in psychology.
January 03, 2019
Given increasing demand for mental health services and intergroup and institutional challenges across the United States, Team Humanity: REALizing US (THRU) was born. THRU is open to students wanting to explore the truth of our individual and collective BEing. This group will create a diverse, interactive community dedicated to practicing compassion, communication, and inquiry into the self and our world (i.e. individuals, groups, institutions, and society).
This presentation highlights the rich learning experiences that Rwanda provided Reuben and others in the 2018 AFP cohort. In addition, Reuben will share how Rwanda illuminates the possibilities for humanity. Participants will practice active listening, breathing, and creating new visions for our future!ingnew visions for our future!
March 30, 2018
Reuben joins the American Psychological Association (APA) Division 45 task force and fellow agents of change to share their stories and vision for the social transformation!
November 07, 2016
Several months following campus protests, Reuben and fellow student organizers are interviewed about the progress made and future directions.
May 26, 2016
"The Perfect Storm" is a production by two University of Missouri journalism students, Lexi Churchill and Lucille Sherman. Their goal was to "highlight and reflect on the main events that occurred at the University of Missouri in the fall of 2015 then look to the future."
April 21, 2016
"When University of Missouri football players threatened to boycott their game with Brigham Young University last November unless president Tim Wolfe resigned, they made news far beyond the sports pages and Columbia, Missouri. But that was only one chapter in a tale that began long before that - a tale that director Spike Lee unspools in this Lil' Joints documentary for ESPN Films."
March 22, 2016
"A series of racist acts prompts three Mizzou students to pick up cameras and take us inside the student movement that brought down their college president. From the hunger strike, to victory, to the fear of violent reprisals, we live with the students who started a campus revolt. A film by Adam Dietrich, Varun Bajaj and Kellan Marvin."
January 03, 2016
"Black students at the University of Missouri at Columbia talk about how they experience racism on a campus where only 7 percent of students and 3 percent of faculty members look like them. And the students lay out what their peers and professors need to do to bridge divides: Examine yourself, they say. Acknowledge prejudice. Empathize. Fight the status quo. Be a part of change."
November 11, 2015
Reuben and other members of #ConcernedStudent1950 creating healing spaces for 250+ local and distant supporters following social media threats against the lives of Black students at the University of Missouri.
October 13, 2015
11 University of Missouri students decided to bring attention to racial tension and discrimination by demonstrating during the 2015 Fall Homecoming Parade. Tim Wolfe, the University of Missouri system president, can be seen in the red vehicle. He would later resign.
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