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#029--October 13, 1999; MEDIA ADVISORY
Contact: SFSU Public Affairs
phone: 415/338-1665

Symposium on public educationís response to race and hatred

WHEN: October 15, 8:30 a.m.Ė1:30 p.m.

WHERE: San Francisco State University, Seven Hills Conference Ctr., 800 Font Blvd. on campus at 1600 Holloway Ave.

WHAT:. San Francisco State University, City College of San Francisco and the San Francisco Unified School District will sponsor a symposium on public education's response to race and hatred. Guest speakers will include Tomas Almaguer, director of the Center for Research on Social Organization at the University of Michigan and Michael Omi, associate professor of Asian American Studies and Ethnic Studies at the University of California, Berkeley in addition to experts and leaders from S.F. State, City College and the San Francisco schools. Admission is free. For more information, call (415) 338-1665.

In a related event, San Francisco State University is co-sponsoring a photo essay exhibit that examines the scientific mythology of race titled "All of Us Are Related, Each of Us is Unique" which opened Oct. 8 at City College's Louise and Claude Rosenberg Jr. Library and Learning Resource Center, 50 Phelan Ave. at Ocean Ave. in San Francisco. The exhibit, located on level 2, will be on display through Nov. 17. The exhibit's hours are Monday-Thursday from 7 a.m.-10 p.m., Friday from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission is free. The exhibit also is sponsored by City College of San Francisco and the San Francisco Unified School District. For more information, call either (415) 239-3681 or (415) 338-1665.


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