As a community college established in 1968 through the efforts of activists and activism, join us as we explore and discuss the social movements that took place throughout the 1960s, and the parallels between past and current day social movements such as #MeToo and Black Lives Matter.

Thursday, October 11, 2018
2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Hostos Café (C-Building)
Reception and live music concert immediately following

 
Panel One | 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Activism of the 60s

Panelists discuss their impressions of the activism that took place in the 1960s, as well as open admissions policies at The City University of New York and Hostos Community College, remediation policies, and accessibility to higher education.

Panelists:
Prof. Sandy Figueroa
Prof. Tom Joyce
Prof. Inmaculada Lara-Bonilla
Prof. Hector Soto
with legendary Puerto Rican activist Iris Morales

Panel Two | 3:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
From Civil Rights and Feminism to Black Lives Matter and #MeToo

This panel discussion will explore the civil rights and feminist movements of the 1960s by trying to answer what was learned and what has changed. Join the discussion on how those movements differ from the Black Lives Matter and #MeToo movements in present times.

Panelists:
Prof. Linda Anderson
Prof. Kristopher Burrell
Prof. Linda Hirsch
Prof. Howard Jordan
Prof. Ana López

Reception | 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Hostos Café


Music of the 60s | 6:00 p.m.
Repertory Theater

Featuring three musical groups:
El Grupo de Bernardo Palombo
Nery Olivares and his Trio
Hudson Valley Sally

Musical concert is free and open to the public. Concert tickets available at Box Office.