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Panelists to Discuss California’s Relationship With Mexico

San Francisco State to host a special colloquium on California’s past, present, and future relationships with its southern neighbor.

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, May 6, 1999--As part of San Francisco State University’s centennial celebration, the College of Education and the Cesar E. Chavez Institute for Public Policy will hold a special colloquium, "Vecinos/Neighbors: A Century of Relationships with Mexico," on May 10. Mexican historian Dr. Lorenzo Meyer, Consul General of Mexico Dr. Carlos Tello, and California Assemblywoman Denise Moreno-Ducheny will discuss California’s developing relationship with Mexico and the role of the University in aiding this relationship.

The colloquium will be held in the Nob Hill Room of the SFSU Seven Hills Conference Center from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. San Francisco State University is a highly diverse community of 27,000 students and 3,500 faculty and staff. It is one of the largest campuses of the nationally-recognized 23-campus California State University system. Throughout 1999, the University is celebrating its centennial year of service to San Francisco, the Bay Area, California and beyond.


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This release was co-written by student writer, Edward Wilkinson.

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