At the University of Chicago Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, we want students to have access to academic and cultural resources, but to also have opportunities independent of the classroom and student life. Thus, the following is a list of opportunities where students can go to search for funding, enrich their summers or find work after graduation.

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Facing Race Conference 2010

Building on the success and excitement generated by racial justice activists from across the country, Facing Race 2010 guarantees lively discussions on today's hot-button race issues while offering models for real change.

Taking place September 23-25, 2010 at the McCormick Hyatt Regency in Chicago, IL, Facing Race serves as a focal point for organizations and individuals committed to crafting innovative strategies and successful models for changing policy and shaping culture to advance racial justice. With Melissa Harris-Lacewell as our 2010 keynote speaker, this is one event you don't want to miss.
The conference includes a series of plenary sessions, an array of workshop topics, a film series, and an arts and culture component. Three thematic tracks will guide issue and skill building workshops including racial justice policy change, strategic communication and media, and community organizing.

Be one of the 1000 participants looking to define justice and make change. Come to Facing Race 2010!

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