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Hispanic Heritage Celebration Presents: Marisel Herrera

Hispanic Heritage Celebration Presents:  Marisel Herrera

Date and Time

Friday, October 7, 2016 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Location

Kirkhof Center » RM 2250 GRAND RIVER ROOM

Description

LIB 100 and LIB 201 Approved!

Marisel Herrera is a high-impact certified coach, author, and speaker whose authentic and bold message empowers Latina/o students and youth to live fierce and fearless lives. Marisel’s message affirms the power of education, faith, resiliency, culture, and community to transform one’s life. Drawing on her journey of grit and grace from the housing projects of New York City to the halls of academia, over 2 decades as an educational leader, she equips and empowers diverse audiences with tangible tools and insight about success. Marisel will share her story and how students can use their strength, grit, and personal experiences to be successful.

Connections to the Classroom
Social Justice & Human Rights (LIB 100):
Upon completion of the program, attendees will have gained new awareness on the challenges and obstacles that face young Latina/o of color in accessing educational opportunities

Oppression/Discrimination (LIB 201):
Upon completion of the program, attendees will be able to describe and discuss the systemic oppression and discrimination faced by communities of color in areas including employment, education systems and the criminal justice system. 

Diverse Communities (LIB 201)
Upon completion of the program, attendees will be able to analyze the history of oppression in the Latina/o community and how it has a lasting impact on today’s youth. 

Contact

Office of Multicultural Affairs at (616) 331-2177 or oma@gvsu.edu

 

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