Posts Tagged: ethnic studies

Tucson M(eat) Yourself 2013: Feed your brain with Ethnic Studies forum

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“Why Does Ethnic Studies Matter for Western History?”

Saturday, October 12, 2pm
Community Matters Stage, Tucson Meet Yourself Festival

Let’s think and talk together about today’s fraught political issues in their historical contexts. This event will bring together prominent scholars to address the relevance of Ethnic Studies for understanding the history of the western United States, and the United States overall. There will be an opportunity to connect past and present in small group discussions.

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Unitary Status Plan Public Forum #3

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Today was the last of 3 public forums held in order for the community to express concerns about the proposed Desegragation/Unitary Status Plan directly to the Special Master.  I think it was the most attended, at least 70 people spoke, and it ran an hour late. Only one speaker was against MAS, everyone else had beautiful words in support of the program. As usual, here are my pics.

FULL SET:  http://chrissummitt.com/blog/desegforum3

VIDEO: Why does Foster side with Stegeman and against Latino community on vote to kill MAS in TUSD?

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The video above contains remarks made by Democratic school board candidates Kristel Foster and Mark Stegeman at the August 2012 TUSD regular board meeting justifying why they would have voted to kill MAS on January 10th, 2012.

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