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NOVEMBER 19, 2009

Skid Row ActivistsJails are not Homes: Transforming Skid Row
Thursday, November 19, 7:30 pm
Multimedia Presentation
MCC Theater


A compelling multimedia presentation on the campaign to build a sustainable community in the downtown Los Angeles community of Center City East (Skid Row). Residents and activists associated with the Los Angeles Community Action Network (LA CAN) will present their stories, poems, and short films on the resilience of residents in the face of economic recession, homelessness, displacement policies, and negative media representations such as The Soloist.

Co-Sponsored by the Center for Black Studies Research


November 12, 2009

Jason BerryAn Appreciation of Edwidge Danticat

Discussion and screening

Thursday, November 12 • 12:00 noon

Please join us as UCSB scholars and students discuss Edwidge Danticat's work in celebration of her MacArthur Fellowship.

Pizza and refreshments will be served.

Discussion will be followed by a screening of her recorded 2004 lecture at UCSB.

Center for Black Studies Research • 4603 South Hall


The Center for Black Studies Research hosts conferences, colloquia, guest lecturers, screenings, and other events for the benefit of faculty, students, and the Santa Barbara community.

Events are FREE unless specified.

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