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  Topics
 Emerging issues of Afro Latinos as part of the
National and International Agenda


 Race and Inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean

 Prospero's Daughter -
Book Reading and Reception


 Women of Power from Community Organizing
to Policymaking Positions
 
     
 

THE EXPANDING ROLE OF AFRO DESCENDANT WOMEN POLICYMAKERS IN THE AMERICAS
Part of National Women's Month

Wednesday, March 22—Sunday, March 26

Press Release
Event Flyer
Speakers
GALLERY

 
 
Wed 22

9-11 am
Press Event
Franklin H. Williams Caribbean Cultural Center
/African Diaspora Institute
408 W. 58th Street
(between 9th & 10th Avenues)
New York, NY 10019
Wed 22

2-4:30 pm

Panel Discussion
(open and free to the public)
CUNY Graduate Center
Room c201-c202 Concourse Level
365 5th Ave. (@34th St)
NY, NY 1001

Talking points:
Emerging issues of Afro Latinos as part of the National and International Agenda Relevance of Forging Lasting Connections between Afro Descendent Communities

a) Which are the priority issues for Afro Latinos in general and for women specifically in your country.
b) What types of network or alliances would work to address priority issues.

Graduate Center events are co-sponsored by:
Mauricio Font, Bildner Center for western Hemisphere Studies, Graduate Center, CUNY; Franklin H. Williams Caribbean Cultural Center/ African Diaspora Institute; the Global Afro-Latino & Caribbean Initiative/Latin American & Caribbean Studies Program, Hunter College, CUNY.

Wed 22

6:30 pm

Prospero's Daughter
Book Reading and Reception.
The Franklin H. Williams Caribbean Cultural Center
/African Diaspora Institute
408 West 58th Street
New York NY 10019


In honor of its author Dr. Elizabeth Nunez and
Women of Power Conference Attendees
.

Co-sponsored by CCCADI and GALCI

Thurs 23

Breakfast Event
(invitation only)
Council on Foreign Relations
The Harold Pratt House
58 East 68th Street
New York, NY 10065

Race and Inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean. Sergia Galvan and Epsy Campbell Barr to speak.

Sponsored by Julia E. Sweig, Council on Foreign Relations

Fri 24

10 am -
1 pm

Breakfast Event
(invitation only)
Essence Magazine
WNET-Channel 13
450 West 33rd Street (between 9th & 10th Avenue)
New York, NY


Sponsored by Susan Taylor, Essence Magazine

Fri 24

4-7 pm
Roundtable of Women of Power
(open and free to the public)
From Community Organizing to Electoral Politics

The Ida K. Lang Recital Hall
Hunter College, CUNY
Room424 Hunter North
695 Park Avenue
New York NY 10065
(Enter on 68th Street between Lexington Avenue & Park Avenue)

Talking Points:
Women of Power from Community Organizing to Policymaking Positions

a) What is the relevance for you of having emerged from community organizing and community based organizations. How important is it to maintain this connection?
b) What are the primary difficulties facing Afro Latina women?

Co-sponsored by Global Afro-Latino & Caribbean Initiative/Latin American & Caribbean Studies Program, Hunter College, CUNY and Franklin H.
Williams Caribbean Cultural Center/ African Diaspora Institute.


Sat 25

4-7 pm

Panel Discussion
(open and free to the public)
The Expanding Role of Afro Descendent Women Policymakers in the Americas
York College, CUNY
94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd., Room 1M07
Academic Core Bldg.
Jamaica, NY 11451
Take the E train to Jamaica Center Parsons/Archer stop.

Talking Points:
The Expanding Role of Afro Descendent Women Policymakers in the Americas.

a) What different perspectives do African Descendent Women bring to policymaking?
b) Is there a unified vision that African Descendent Women should promote in their particular countries for the Americas.

Co-sponsored by Congressman Gregory Meeks; York College, CUNY; GALCI and CCC.

Sun 26

TBD
El Diario/La Prensa 11th Annual Celebration
of Latino Leadership

(invitation only)
TBD

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