Voices from 50 Years of Student of Color Activism – TWLF 50th Anniversary

Friday, Apr 26, 2019 | All Day Event

112 Wurster Hall | UC Berkeley
Location is ADA accessible

Featuring: Presentations & Conversations with 1969 TWLF Student Strikers, the Fannie Lou Hamer Black Resource Center, OUSD Ethnic Studies Educators, Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions organizers from South Africa to Palestine

Keynote Address: Dr. LaNada War Jack – Colonization Battlefield: A Native American Historical and Personal Account of Oppression, Survival, and Resistance

Please sign-up for meals here

For any questions, please email twlf-50@berkeley.edu

Agenda:

12:00-12:30 Lunch 

12:30-1:00   Opening Address, featuring Hatem Bazian

1:00-3:00     Presentation & Conversation with 1969 TWLF Student Strikers, featuring Maria Ramirez, Harvey Dong,
                      Jeff Leong, Floyd Huen, Nina Genera, Vicci Wong, Clementina Duron, Jean Quan, Lilian Bando,

Bob Wing, LaNada WarJack and more (TBA)

3:00 pm       Performance

3:15-4:00     Winning the Fannie Lou Hamer Black Resource Center, featuring Blake Simons and Melissa Charles

4:00-4:45     Ethnic Studies Today in K-12:  Innovation, Implementation, and Challenges in Oakland’s Public

                      Schools, featuring Marisa Villegas, Heath Madom, Young Whan Choi, and Lailan Huen (moderator)

4:45-5:00     Break

5:00-6:00     Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions: From South Africa to Palestine, featuring Rickey Vincent and

current members of Students for Justice in Palestine

6:00-6:30     Dinner

6:45-7:45     Keynote Address, Colonization Battlefield: from the Rock to Standing Rockfeaturing LaNada WarJack

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