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Friday, September 20 • 10:00am - 11:00am
Lets dare to talk about race in our Latino Community

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Why is race such a taboo in our Latino community?  Is there such a thing as racism among Latinos?  Do we really really really treat each other equally?  Are Afro-Latinos equally positioned in media or leadership? Let's dare touch the core of the race issues with the help of experts in the field who are dedicating their lives to this issue.

Speakers
avatar for Dr. Georgina Falu

Dr. Georgina Falu

Adjunct Professor, Division of Humanities and the Arts. The City College of New York.
avatar for Kim Haas

Kim Haas

Founder, losafrolatinos.com | One of Kim Haas' great passions is the study and celebration of Latino culture with a particular interest in Afro-Latino culture. She is the founder of the blog: Los Afro-Latinos (www.losafrolatinos.com) which follows the Afro-Latino experience interviewing Afro-Latino filmmakers, writers, chefs, artists, Kim's interest in Afro-Latino culture began years ago as an active member of Encuentro, a... Read More →
avatar for Guesnerth Josue Perea

Guesnerth Josue Perea

Communications Coordinator, afrolatin@ forum
Guesnerth Josué Perea is the Communications Coordinator for the afrolatin@ forum, www.afrolatinoforum.org, a non profit organization that raises awareness of Latin@s of African descent in the United States, and is co-founder of AfroColombia NY, a non-profit organization which highlights the cultural contributions of AfroColombians to the Colombian national identity. Through his work and research with both the afrolatin@ forum and... Read More →
avatar for Alicia Anabel Santos

Alicia Anabel Santos

Producer, Writer, Creador Pictures
Alicia Anabel is a proud New York-born Dominicana who is passionate about writing works that empower and inspire women to find their voices, speak up and demand that they be respected. A self-identified Latina Lesbian Writer, Performance Artist, Producer, Playwright, and Activist, who after reading one too many stories about women she could not wholly relate to, decided to write her own tales that would honor women throughout Latin... Read More →


Friday September 20, 2013 10:00am - 11:00am
Park Avenue Suite South

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