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Freedom Riders Panel Discussion

Time: September 27, 2011 from 6:30pm to 9pm
Location: CO-OP Arts & Humanities High School Auditorium
Street: 177 College Street, Corner of College and Crown Streets
City/Town: New Haven
Event Type: screening, and, panel, discussion
Organized By: Center for American Progress
Latest Activity: Sep 27, 2011

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Join the Center for American Progress, Junta and many others for a panel discussion with the Freedom Riders from 1961 and current DREAM activists to hear how the struggles compare and what can be learned from a 50 year old student led strategy.

50 years ago a group of students rode buses, challenged the law, were beaten, went to prison by the hundreds, and changed America forever.

Today student activists seek to make America better once again, this time by fighting for immigrant rights.

 

It's going to be a great discussion.  Join us.

This event is free.

 



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