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Mar 26 2014
Organization: MERC
Contact: Rena Gregorich (rgregori@nmu.edu)

"Walkout" Movie Presentation

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

Film: Walkout (An HBO Production)
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