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Tulsa Public Schools continues Exploring Equity community conversations

Published 5/26/2017

Date/Time

5/26/2017

Location

Tulsa Public Schools


Contact

Emma Garrett Nelson

918-202-6956
garreem@tulsaschools.org

Tulsa Public Schools will host the district's fifth and final Exploring Equity event on Tuesday, May 30. This year, the district held a series of community gatherings designed to provide spaces for Tulsans to learn about issues which affect diversity, justice, and acceptance. Exploring Equity: Immigration & Immigrant Communities will take place on Tuesday, May 30 at 5:30 p.m. in the Selman Room at the Education Service Center (3027 S. New Haven Ave. in Tulsa).

This event will include a panel of local experts and leaders exploring current and historical laws and attitudes towards immigration and immigrants in order to better understand their context and meaning to our community.

Panelists for the discussion include:

  • Marvin Lizima, Lizuma Law
  • Elizabeth McCormick, The Immigration Rights Project, University of Tulsa Law School
  • Reverend Barbara Anne Prose, All Souls Unitarian Church
  • Mana Tahaie, Immigrant & Refugee Services, YWCA Tulsa

The schedule for Exploring Equity: Religious Diversity is as follows:

  • 5:30 p.m.: dinner provided by Tulsa Public Schools
  • 6:00 p.m.: welcome and introductions
  • 6:15 p.m.: panel discussion begins
  • 8:00 p.m.: event closes

Visit exploringequity.eventbrite.com or www.tulsaschools.org/plan for more information.

 

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