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Martin Luther King Tribute: Student Interactive Session
Thursday, January 19, 2012 - 12:00pm to Thursday, January 19, 2012 - 2:00pm

WHAT: Student Interactive Session

WHEN: Thursday, January 19, 2012 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

WHERE: Smith Memorial Student Union (SMSU) Multicultural Center (MCC) room 228

The Student Interactive Session will tackle the thorny issues of gentrification, rising homelessness, environmental justice, income inequality and economic stagnation.  Join a panel of seasoned advocates as they engage our students in a robust dialogue: Structural Manifestations of Inequality and Prejudice.

Panel Moderator:

Robert Munoz, Jr., Assistant Professor, Chicano Latino & University Studies, PSU

Panelists:

Karen Gibson, Associate Professor, School of Urban Studies & Planning, PSU

Sandra Hernandes, Director Political Educator, The Tree Institute

Yves Labissiere, Assistant Director, University Studies and Associate Professor, School of Community Health, PSU

Tony de Falco, Independent Contractor, Board of Directors & Chair, Center for Diversity & the Environment

This event is free and open to the public.

For more information on the Martin Luther King Tribute week of events please visit:

pdx.edu/mcc/living-the-legacy-mlk-tribute.