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Volume 2      Issue 19      March 5, 2007

Quote of the Week
  “ Man’s main task in life is to give birth to himself, to become what he potentially is.”
- Erich Fromm


What's Going on This Week


10th Annual Hispanic Law Conference
The Voice of Latino/a Lawyer: Accomplishments and Challenges
Washington College of Law/American University in Washington , DC
Wednesday, March 7, 2007
3:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Washington , DC

If interested, email events@larazacenter.org and register at:
https://www.wcl.american.edu/secle/cle_form.cfm

Are We United or Are We Divided?
Join us for an evening with the
Co-Founders of The Black Panthers and The Young Lords
Thursday, March 8, 2007
5:00 p.m.
Trabant Multipurpose Rooms

Hekima Book Club Dinner and a Movie Night
Come join Hekima Book Club as we watch the funny and hilarious Eddie Murphy
in action in the throwback film Boomerang!
Friday, March 9, 2007
7:00 p.m.
Center for Black Culture

Gospel Choir Concert
Gospel Throwback Concert
Saturday, March 10, 2007
7:00 p.m.
Trabant Multipurpose Rooms

 


Scholarship/Fellowship Information

Amherst Summer Institute Student Fellowships on Replenishing Democracy
We are pleased to announce the Third Ford Foundation Summer Institute on Replenishing Democracy, June 9-23, 2007 at Amherst College. Undergraduates with interests in social justice and activism are encouraged to apply.

This program for undergraduates is designed to encourage connections between academic institutions and grassroots activism. The Institute will bring together distinguished scholars and activists with undergraduates to rigorously study the theory and practices of democratic engagement. In this forum, undergraduate student leaders will learn about the complexities of political ction and gain practical
knowledge about grassroots organizing. 

Twenty-five undergraduates with demonstrated interests in social activism and leadership skills will be invited to participate. Preference will be given to students between their junior and senior years, and efforts will be made to ensure that a diverse group of students is chosen. The selected group will include students from the United States, South Africa and India.

The Institute will be free of charge for the selected participants. The participants will be provided with the necessary course materials and reimbursed for their travel expenses to Amherst.

Further information about the program and online application materials are available at: http://www.amherst.edu/~democracy/.

The Institute follows Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action policies and encourages women, minorities and persons with disabilities to apply.


Career Development Opportunities

UD’s Academic Enrichment Center (AEC) is hiring Resident Assistant/Tutors for the summer. Tutors are needed for Upward Bound high school students and entering UD freshman in Math, Science, English, Spanish and Computers.

Applications available at the AEC, 148-150 S. College Avenue.
Call 831-8923 for more information or visit the website at: www.aec.udel.edu

The deadline is April 6, 2007.



Center for Black Culture Staff: 


Kasandra Moye, Director
Krystal Lee, Graduate Assistant
Sharon Warren, Staff Assistant
 

Center for Black Culture General
Information

Monday-Thursday  8:00am-7:00pm
Fridays: 8:00am-5:30pm
(302) 831-2991
www.udel.edu/CBC/

 

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