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Public invited to SF State conference on commemoration of 1968 strike

40th anniversary of longest student-led strike in history will commemorate the event's legacy in social justice, student leadership and access to higher education



"Consciousness, Community, Liberation: Fulfilling the Promise of '68," a commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the historic 1968 San Francisco State student-led strike. Events include an academic conference, panel discussions and cultural activities that focus on civil rights; social justice; legal, political, educational and economic equity; and student leadership and activism.


8:00 a.m. to 9 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 29 through Friday, October 31 and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1, 2008


San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway Ave (at 19th Avenue), San Francisco


Presenters include invited scholars and special guests, SF State alumni, faculty and students


Registration and full schedule of events and speakers is available at http://www.sfsu.edu/~ethnicst/home5.html
For questions, call (415) 338-1694 or e-mail fortieth@sfsu.edu



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