Third World Liberation Front (TWLF) 50th Anniversary: Voices from 50 Years of Student of Color Activism

Conference/Symposium | April 26 | 12-7:45 p.m. | 112 Wurster Hall

 Hatem Bazian, UC Berkeley; 1969 TWLF Student Strikers; Blake Simons and Melissa Charles; Ethnic Studies Today in K-12 Panel; Rickey Vincent; LaNada Warjack; Members of Students for Justice in Palestine

 Department of African American Studies, American Cultures, Department of Ethnic Studies, Center for Race and Gender, Townsend Center for the Humanities

12:00-12:30 Lunch

12:30-1:00 Opening Address, featuring Hatem Bazian

1:00-3:00 Presentation & Conversation with 1969 TWLF Student Strikers, featuring Maria Ramirez, Harvey Dong,
Jeff Leong, Floyd Huen, Nina Genera, Vicci Wong, Clementina Duron, Jean Quan, Lilian Bando,
Bob Wing, LaNada WarJack and more (TBA)

3:00 pm Performance

3:15-4:00 Winning the Fannie Lou Hamer Black Resource Center, featuring Blake Simons and Melissa Charles

4:00-4:45 Ethnic Studies Today in K-12: Innovation, Implementation, and Challenges in Oakland's Public
Schools, featuring Marisa Villegas, Heath Madom, Young Whan Choi, and Lailan Huen (moderator)

4:45-5:00 Break

5:00-6:00 Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions: From South Africa to Palestine, featuring Rickey Vincent and
current members of Students for Justice in Palestine; moderated by Paola Bacchetta

6:00-6:30 Dinner

6:45-7:45 Keynote Address, Colonization Battlefield: A Native American Historical and Personal Account of Oppression, Survival, and Resistance, featuring LaNada WarJack

This event is co-sponsored by TWLF Research Initiative Center for Race and Gender, 1969 TWLF Veterans, ACES, Department of Ethnic Studies, Department of African American Studies, Asian Pacific American Student Development, Chicanx Latinx Student Development, African American Student Development, Native American Student Development, Youth Together, Asian Prison Support Committee, Ethnic Studies Library, Multicultural Community Center, Islamophobia Research and Documentation Project, College of Environmental Design Students of Color, Multicultural Student Development.