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Sanctuary: Social, Legal, and Historical Perspectives on an Activist Category

December 8, 2016

6:00PM- 8:00PM

Barnard College, Julius S. Held Lecture Hall

(3009 Broadway at 117th St, New York, NY)

In the weeks since the election, calls for sanctuary campuses have become central to the preemptive organizing to protect the rights of undocumented people and other vulnerable populations now at intensified risk. What does sanctuary mean in the contemporary United States? An idea with antecedents in medieval religious practice, a sanctuary, was most recently recuperated in the movement to protect Central American refugees in the 1980s and the contemporary idea of sanctuary cities. This interdisciplinary panel explores sanctuary's legal, political, social, and historical connotations as well as its strategic uses. What could the designation of sanctuary spaces on university campuses mean for strategies of mobilization and resistance now and in the future?


Taller de CUNY Becas

Miercoles 21 de diciembre del 2016

Consulado General de Mexico

(27 E 39th st, Nueva York, NY 10016)

Join us for our second CUNY BECAS 2017 workshop! Today more than ever education is a key tool in standing up for our community. To better serve our future scholarship applicants we will be hosting an information session and a writing workshop. Come learn how to prepare the best winning essay. Bring a copy of your rough drafts. Bring your resume. Don't know what to write? Come brainstorm with past scholarship recipients. Don't miss this opportunity! If you plan on bringing a rough draft please make sure to call 347-298-5270 to guarantee a place with an advisor.


 

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NYCEdúcate.org es un recurso para que usted y su familia se informe y aprenda a aprovechar todas las oportunidades educativas que existen en la cuidad de Nueva York. Descubra y aprenda sobre los servicios, recursos, y oportunidades disponibles para todas las edades, desde la infancia hasta la educación para adultos. Visite nuestra página virtual bilingüe y regístrese para recibir avisos y mas información.


Interested in taking a mexican studies courses at CUNY?

Check out the courses being offered this Spring 2016.

 


 

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