FREEDOM RIDERS - December 2011 EventsCheck out these December 2011 screening events for Freedom Riders.
Fri, December 1
Los Angeles, CA
Panel Discussion sponsored by Campus Progress, the Center for American Progress and the Coalition for Human Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA) featuring Rev. James Lawson (Freedom Rider) and student DREAM ACTivists, moderated by Henry Fernandez. The event will be held at USC in the Doheny Memorial Library, Room 24 at 3550 Trousdale Parkway. For more information, visit http://www.campusprogress.org/events/
Film screening at the Cambridge Public Library Main Branch, 449 Broadway, in Cambridge, MA from 2-4pm. The screening is sponsored by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, Cambridge Public Schools, City of Cambridge Youth Programs, the Cambridge Public Library, and the Citizens of the World, WGBH and our campaign partner the Young People’s Project.
New York, NY
Clips and Panel Discussion with producer Laurens Grant and local Freedom Riders. The event is part of a forum series called “Ground View”, intriguing and informative events featuring remarkable photojournalists who have witnessed some of the world’s most important news firsthand hosted by the Epoch Times from 6:30-10p.m. at the Scholastic Inc., 557 Broadway in New York City. For more information visit: http://www.theepochtimes.com/n2/
Screening and Panel Discussion on Southern Organizing and Black Leadership sponsored by Project South in collaboration with the New Afrikan Women Caucus of the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement. Westend Library, Atlanta, GA. For more info visit: http://www.projectsouth.org/
New York, NY
The Rabbi Marshall T. Meyer Risk-Taker Awards, an event honoring Rev. CT Walker and the Freedom Riders sponsored by Jews for Racial and Economic Justice from 6pm-9pm, at B'nai Jesherun, 257 W. 88th Street, NYC.For more info visit: http://www.jfrej.org/2011-marshall-t-meyer-awards
Screening and Panel Discussion co-sponsored by the Alabama Coalition of Immigrant Rights and Alabama State Chapter of the NAACP in Montgomery. For more information visit: http://www.acij.net/
Panel Discussion at the Cambridge Public Library Main Branch, 449 Broadway, in Cambridge, MA from 2-4pm. The panel discussion is sponsored by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, Cambridge Public Schools, City of Cambridge Youth Programs, the Cambridge Public Library, and the Citizens of the World, WGBH and our campaign partner the Young People’s Project.
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