WAUKESHA, WIS.— A forum co-sponsored by Carroll University and The Plowshare Center will be Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013. “The Human Face of Equality: Securing Human Rights for All” will be 9 a.m.-noon in the Stackner Ballroom of the Campus Center, 101 N. East Ave., Waukesha. This event is free and open to the public.
The panel speakers will include:
- Christine Neumann-Ortiz, founding executive director of Voces de la Frontera and a national leader on immigration reform.
- George Paz Martin, who serves on the boards/steering committees of National Peace Action Education Fund, Liberty Tree Foundation, United for Peace & Justice, U.S. Peace Council, U.S. Social Forum, and as a delegate to the World Peace Council and the World Social Forum.
- Marie Kingsbury, executive director of The Women’s Center, Inc.
- Carol Ann Kay, executive director of the Adaptive Community Approach Program, which serves people with disabilities throughout Waukesha County.
A pre-forum film will be shown Friday, Feb. 1, from 7-9:30 p.m. in the Stackner Ballroom. “Crash” won the 2005 Academy Award for Best Picture, and is a series of vignettes about racial and social tensions that demands a closer look at our attitudes and belief systems. A discussion will be facilitated by Carl Ervin, Carroll’s director of cultural diversity. This event is co-sponsored by The Plowshare Center and Carroll’s offices of Cultural Diversity and Student Affairs.
For more information on either event, contact Elena De Costa, associate professor of Spanish, at firstname.lastname@example.org.