"¿De Dónde Llegamos? ¿A Dónde Vamos?: From Where We Arrived to Where We Are Headed"
As a community college established in 1968 through the efforts of activists and activism, join us at Hostos Community College as we explore and discuss the social movements taking place throughout the 1960s, the parallels between past and current day social movements such as #MeToo and Black Lives Matter, and how we forge ahead.
Thursday, October 11
2:00 to 4:30 p.m.
Hostos Café (C-Building)
Reception and live music immediately following
Panel One | 2:15 p.m. to 3:40 p.m.
Activism of the 1960s
Panelists discuss their impressions of the activism taking place in the 1960s. Topics also include activism related to open admissions policies at Hostos Community College, remediation policies, and accessibility to higher education.
Panel Two | 3:50 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.
From Civil Rights and Feminism to Black Lives Matter and #MeToo
This panel discussion will explore the civil rights and feminist movements of the 1960s, what was learned, what has changed. Join the discussion on how those movements differ from the Black Lives Matter and #MeToo movement in present times, and what are the next logical steps to take.
Reception | 5:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.
Live Music Concert | 6:30 p.m. at the Repertory Theater. Free and open to the public.
El Grupo de Bernardo Palombo
Nellie Olivares and his Trio
Sally on the Hudson
This event is free and open to faculty, students, and the general public
October 11, 2018
2:00 PM — 6:15 PM
Hostos Community College
500 Grand Concourse
C-Building / East Academic Complex – 450 Grand Concourse
Hostos Cafe, C-Building / East Academic Complex – 450 Grand Concourse