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News and Highlights from Arizona Humanities

Two Authors Nights in May

Join Arizona Humanities and la Phoenikera Writers’ Guild for two FREE talks exploring social justice in educational communities.

Click Here to download a flyer for both programs

POT_aviles de bradley, ann_mm0407 - resizedDr. Ann Aviles de Bradley
Assistant Professor at Northeastern Illinois University

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Arizona Humanities
1242 N. Central Ave. – Phoenix, AZ 85004
Learn about the history of The McKinney-Vento Act and its effect on homeless students. The McKinney-Vento Act of 1987 was created to ensure schools provide services that support students in unstable housing situations, and its implementation has involved continued scrutiny and struggle. Dr. Aviles de Bradley will also discuss her interviews with youth experiencing homelessness featured in her upcoming book From Charity to Equity – Race, Homelessness, and Urban Schools.

Click Here to RSVP to Dr. Ann Aviles de Bradley

David Stovall 0019Dr. David Omotoso Stovall
Professor at University of Illinois at Chicago

Thursday, May 21st, 2015
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Arizona Humanities
1242 N. Central Ave. – Phoenix, AZ 85004
Dr. Stovall examines the contentious history of university outreach, how universities develop relationships in communities, and the oftentimes disruptive effects this has on a community’s own self-determination. Hear Dr. Stovall discuss his book, Born Out of Struggle: Critical Race Theory, School Creation and the Politics of Interruption and the challenges that arise from being a concerned community member and university professor.

Click Here to RSVP to Dr. David Omotoso Stovall

FREE Events – Seating is limited, call 602-257-0335.

dowF4OgPMore information about la Phoenikera Writers’ Guild at www.laphoenikerawritersguild.org

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