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2016 Fall Diversity Week - DAY 3

  • Kingsborough Community College MAC Rotunda [M-240] 2001 Oriental Boulevard Brooklyn, NY 11235 (map)

2016 Fall Diversity Week - DAY 3

Diversity Symposium: Social Justice and Diversity - Moving Past Tolerance:

10:00-10:20AM
Welcome by Farley Herzek (President KCC) and Kevicha Echols and Juan Morales-Flores, (Co-Chairs Diversity Symposium Committee).

10:20-11:20AM
Keynote Session by Onida Coward Mayers (Director, Voter Assistance, NYC Campaign Finance Board)

11:30-12:30PM
Concurrent Session I:
"Equal Employment Opportunity: Policies and Procedures" by Brian Brennan (OEO Office & Diversity Management)
"Impact and influence of diverse business owners on American Society"by Anna Geller (Business)
"Sovereign Violence and the Ethnics of Resistance."by Bruno Gulli, (History)

12:40-1:40PM
Panel Session: "Justice and Community Relations"
Deborah Archer (New York Law School)
Corey Pegues (Retired NYPD officer and author)
Chris Chapman (Criminal Justice)
Moderated by Chris Martinez (Criminal Justice)

1:50-2:50PM
Concurrent Session II:
"Engendering Justice: Gender, Queerness, and the Politics of Freedom" by Amy Washburn, (English) and Amy Karp (English).
"What does Asian American studies have to do with teaching psychology course?: Reflections of a community college psychology professor" by Catherine Ma (Behavioral Science).
"Now More Than Ever: Feminism, The Election and Standing up to Sexism" by Emily Rems (Editor of Bust Magazine)

3:00-4:00PM
Student Panel:
"It feels like this.." Students from the Men's Resource Center and Brother's United; Moderated by Michael Smith (EMS).

4:10-5:10PM
Closing Workshop:
S. Leigh Thompson (Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity Expert and Consultant)

** This event is open and free to the public **

For more information contact:
Kevicha Echols
kevicha.echols@kbcc.cuny.edu
Juan Morales-Flores
juan.moralesflores@kbcc.cuny.edu


Special thanks to the President’s Office for funding this event.

Earlier Event: November 2
2016 Fall Diversity Week - DAY 2
Later Event: November 14
The Thrive and Succeed Summit