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Human Rights and Social Justice Day at Miami

11/10/2010

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:
  • 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 more information contact the Center for American and World Cultures at 529-8309.
For a full schedule of events, including a film series at Miami University Hamilton, see PDF below.

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