Movie Presentation 'Walkout'
"Walkout" Educational Reform in Public Schools Based on True Events
Date: Thursday, April 3rd
Time: 5:30 pm
Location: Whitman Hall Commons Area
In 1968 Chicano (Mexican-American) Youth in low income, East Los Angeles high schools organize a series of protests and walkouts to demand adequate learning facilities, college preparation courses, and an end to corporal punishment for speaking Spanish.
Sponsored by: NMU"s President's Committee on Diversity, MERC, Latino Student Union, English Department, School of Education, Leadership and Public Service, and the History Department