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“Storming the Gates:
The Struggle for Access to Higher Education in Illinois”
NOVEMBER 21, 2013
DePaul University Loop Campus
14 E. Jackson Blvd., Daley Building
Lower Level Theatre (LL102)
The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments provided.
DePaul University School for New Learning, as part of its 40th Anniversary celebration, will host a screening and panel discussion of the “Storming the Gates: The Struggle for Access to Higher Education in Illinois.” This powerful documentary chronicles the ongoing history of Blacks and Latinos in Illinois higher education. This video was produced by Illinois Committee on Black Concerns in Higher Education (ICBCHE) in partnership with the Illinois Latino Council on Higher Education (ILACHE). Post-screening discussants include:
Vice President – DePaul University Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity
Adjunct Faculty and Research Associate – DePaul University School for New Learning
Director of Latin American Recruitment and Educational Services Program – University of Illinois at Chicago
Adjunct GSU faculty and Director of Public Relations and Marketing, Urban Health Program – University of Illinois at Chicago
Campus Coordinator and Adjunct Faculty – DePaul University and Former Chair of ICBCHE
John LittleJohn, Jr., MAEA
Adjunct Faculty, DePaul University School for New Learning
Office of Diversity Initiatives, Columbia College Chicago
Doctoral Candidate in Adult Higher Education and Leadership
This event is sponsored by DePaul University School for New Learning Adult Men of Color, Africa Diaspora Committee Third Thursdays; the Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity; DePaul Black Leadership Coalition (DPUBLC); and Hispanic Initiatives.