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Tunxis Talent Show 2017

April 28th, 2017 No comments
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view video | 95 min.

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My Brother’s Keeper

April 27th, 2017 No comments
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On April 12, 2017, the Students of Color Alliance club sponsored “My Brother’s Keeper,” a panel discussion about mentoring boys and young men of color. The moderator was Les Saunders, lecturer of Counselor Education & Family Therapy at Central Connecticut State University. Panelists included:
• Thomas “T.J.” Clarke, II, Council President, City of Hartford
• Philip G. Kane, Jr., Vice-President, US Bank NA
• Sen. Douglas McCrory, D-Hartford & Assistant Principal, Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts
• Kirk Peters, Ed. D., Dean of Student Affairs, Tunxis Community College
• Andre Santiago, Sr. Program Director of Youth Programs, Leadership Greater Hartford
• Darwin Shaw, Teacher and Coach, New Britain High School
President Barack Obama began the My Brother’s Keeper Initiative in 2014 to address the barriers to success faced by young men of color in the United States. Of the initiative, President Obama embraced the challenge of “helping more of our young people stay on track.”
The videos included are from 1. My Brother’s Keeper Alliance (https://youtu.be/UrRPgAVxGgY) and 2.India Arie (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oaRPBU7Kw1Q)

view video | 60 min.

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Local Authors Lunch and Reading

April 5th, 2017 No comments
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Professor Sally Terrell hosted a ‘Local Authors Lunch and Reading’ on March 22, 2017.Sherry Horton read from her recently published memoir, Witness Chair: A Memoir of Art, Marriage, and Loss.
Sarah Nichols read poems from her recent and forthcoming chapbooks.
view video | 38 min.

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The Election of 2016 and Its Aftermath

April 5th, 2017 No comments
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An open-forum discussion on the Election of 2016 and its aftermath, held on March 29. The panel of guest experts included Dr. Marie Clucas, Professor Robert Brown, Dr. Rafaele Fierro, and Professor J.I. Abbot, with Dr. Francis Coan acting as moderator. The panelists and assembled audience engaged in a fruitful, wide-ranging conversation about various aspects of the campaign.
view video  | 94 min.

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