The seventh annual Human Rights and Social Justice program at Miami University, “A Call to Action: Bridging and Bonding Across Borders,” features a weeklong series of events highlighted by the Human Rights and Social Justice Day Wednesday, Nov. 17.
Events on Nov. 17 include:
- Human Rights and Social Justice Information Fair; 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Shriver Center multipurpose rooms;
- Proclamation and address; 12:30 p.m., Shriver Center multipurpose rooms;
- Human Rights and Social Justice Read-In; 2-4 p.m., 320 King Library;
- Panel: “Is Inclusion Happening? Best Practices in Inclusive Education”; 4:30-6 p.m., 212 MacMillan Hall. Panelists include Phil Cagwin, superintendent, Talawanda School District; Carol Igoe, parenting and public policy coordinator, The Arc, Hamilton County; Marbella Céceres, multicultural specialist, The Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities; and Eva Rodriguez González, assistant professor of Spanish and Portuguese at Miami;
- Film: “Including Samuel”; 6 p.m., 212 MacMillan Hall. Discussion led by Kathy McMahon-Klosterman, associate professor of educational psychology and program coordinator for special education.
Other events during the week include:
For more information contact the Center for American and World Cultures at 529-8309.
- Tuesday, Nov. 16: “Peaceworks: Teaching Art for Social Change”; 4:30 p.m., Miami University Art Museum;
- Thursday, Nov. 18: “4000 Years for Choice” talk by artist Heather Ault; 4 p.m., 320 King Library. Her exhibition runs through Dec. 13 at King.
- Friday, Nov. 19: “Latinas in Ohio: Facing Challenges, Taking Action”; 12:30 -1:15 p.m., 212 MacMillan Hall. Panelists: Eréndira López-Garcia, Sandra López, Lorena Mora-Mowry and Jacqueline Rioja Velarde, co-founders, Latinas in Ohio program.
The Human Rights and Social Justice program is sponsored by the Center for American and World Cultures (CAWC) and many other university organizations.
For a full schedule of events, including a film series at Miami University Hamilton, see PDF below.