Bradford Room, Centre Lodge
Plymouth State University is hosting a town hall viewing event of Latino Education and Advocacy Day (LEAD) via internet broadcast.
This one-day summit sponsored by the College of Education at California State University San Bernardino will convene key stakeholders sharing a common interest and commitment to educational issues impacting Latinos.
Summit highlights include:
Inaugural Address: "My Legacy: Mendez v. Westminster (1946)" with Sylvia Mendez, Civil Rights Activist and Plaintiff in historic precursor to Brown v. Board at 12:00 (EST)
Feature Presentation: White House Initiative with Dr. Juan Sepulveda, Director, White House Initiative on the Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans at 3:00 p.m. (EST)
Capstone Event: "Viva La Causa" Documentary Screening with Dolores Huerta, President, Dolores Huerta Foundation, and Co-founder of the United Farm Workers This film is about the Delano Grape Strike of 1965-70. 8:30 -10:00 (EST)
More information about the summit, including information about the full program schedule and speakers is available at http://lead.csusb.edu/index.htm.
The live-broadcast begins at 8:30 Pacific Daylight Time (11:30 Eastern Standard Time ) and runs until 10:00 p.m. EST. Seating for 50 will be available throughout the day in the Bradford Room for those who would like to view the event with others on campus. The summit may also be viewed from any computer. The web URL for viewing can be found at: www.livestream.com/lsacnational.
If you wish to learn more about the LEAD town hall viewing, co-hosted by the Early Childhood Studies Program and the President's Commission on Diversity, please contact Mary Cornish.