Dolores Huerta - Co-Founder of the United Farm Workders Keynote Address

When September 27, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where Schwab Auditorium

SUDAN: Uprising, Transition, & Prospects for Democratization

When October 3, 2019 4:30 PM
Where 118 Lewis Katz Building Auditorium

Lecture and Q+A with special guest Ahmed Kodoouda, PhD. candidates, political science. George Washington University. Kodouda will discuss the recent uprising, current transition, and prospects for democratization in Sudan, situated in the regional context of transitions in the Horn of Africa, Red Sea region, and broader geopolitics. He will discuss the role of regional actors, including Ethiopia, Saudi Arabia, UAE, and Egypt, as well as the role of the African Union, the United States and the European Union. This event is free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Center for Security Research and Education, College of Agricultural Sciences, and School of International Affairs.

2nd Annual PA Latino Convention

When October 29, 2019 2:00 PM to October 31, 2019 5:00 PM
Where Historic Hotel Bethehem 427 Main Street Bethlehem, PA

2nd Annual PA Latino Convention Announced:1 Million Strong Aiming to tackle issues impacting the state’s Latino population BETHLEHEM, PA – A diverse group of leaders, professionals and community members announced this year’s 2nd Annual Pennsylvania Latino Convention (PALC) to be held October 29-31. The city of Bethlehem was selected as the host city for its thriving Latino community and its proximity to the state’s 222 Corridor, where more than half of the Latino population is concentrated. “The Latino community of Pennsylvania is at the edge of reaching one million – a historic milestone in our state. This convention is now the most comprehensive event covering all aspects of Latino life in Pennsylvania. We want to be ready to serve as a bridge for educational, health, housing, employment, and economic advancements in Latino communities throughout Pennsylvania using data, research and policy for measurable community progress. I am thrilled to bring this event to the Lehigh Valley,” said PALC Chair Norman Bristol Colón. “PALC was created to serve as the annual gathering to ignite positive change in local communities across the state while ensuring key stakeholders are accessible, accountable and responsive to the needs of the Latino community. As Bethlehem Councilwoman, I am proud to host and welcome the convention to our city of steel and progress. Bethlehem and the Lehigh Valley are ready to embrace the vitality of the growing Latino community of our state,” said PALC Vice-Chair Olga Negrón The convention agenda will include dynamic super sessions featuring prominent leaders, professionals, experts and advocates: Plenaries, Town Halls, Leadership Institute, Workshops, Health & Wellness Pavilion, Education Pavilion, Exhibitors, State Leadership Luncheon, and Gala Dinner Reception