Movie Presentation 'Walkout' at Whitman Hall Commons (Whitman 136)

Thursday, April 03, 2014

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"Walkout" Educational Reform in Public Schools Based on True Events

 

Date: Thursday, April 3rd

Time: 5:30 pm

Location: Whitman Hall Commons Area

 

Film Synopsis:

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

Cost

FREE

Venue

Whitman Hall Commons (Whitman 136)
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Event Contact

Michael Flores

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