"I've Been to the Mountaintop": A Teach In Honoring Dr. King's Radical Vision of Justice
Wednesday, April 4 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
McLaren Complex - MC 251
10:30–11:45 a.m. | Justice in 2018: Examining the Legacy of Dr. King’s Vision today
Dr. Aysha Hidayatullah, Theology & Religious Studies
Dr. James Taylor, Political Science
Dr. Karishma Desai, International & Multicultural Education
12–1:15 p.m. | toward the north star: building and journeying the path of beloved community
A workshop on understanding nonviolence with Mike Tinoco (teacher, organizer, and nonviolence educator).
(Lunch will be served)
1:30–2:30 p.m. | Janice Mirikitani: Reflection on Justice & 50 Years of Movements
Reflections from a former SF Poet Laureate and Co-Founder of GLIDE Foundation, Janice Mirikitani, with community response from Noliwze Nondabula of the McCarthy Center.
2:45-4 p.m. | The Fair Housing Act of 1968 & Its Implications Today
John Trasviña, Dean, USF School of Law
Eva Plaza, Attorney, Meyers Nave
Reverend Norman Fong, Executive Director, Chinatown Community Development Center
John Smith, President, Potrero Hill Tenants Association
4–4:15 p.m. | Closing Remarks
Paul J. Fitzerald, S.J., President, USF
4:30–6 p.m. | LANE CENTER & SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT HOSTED RECEPTION
Art dedication and book launch of Today I Gave Myself Permission to Dream: Race and Incarceration in America with readings from contributing authors. RSVP required.
University Council on Diversity & Inclusion, University Council for Jesuit Mission, University Council on Community Engagement
Office of Diversity Engagement & Community Outreach, School of Law, School of Management, Joan and Ralph Lane Center for Catholic Studies and Social Thought, Leo T. McCarthy Center for Public Service and The Common Good, University Ministry
Please contact at least five days prior to the event if you are in need of accommodations.