Oct 02 2012

2012 BLACK and LATINO MALES CONFERENCE

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2012
CHAS Black and Latino Males Conference 


“Man Up!?”:

Redefining Manhood in a Time of Challenge and Change
 

at
Trinity College,
Hartford, CT 06106
October 26-28, 2012

Responding to the national challenges related to the academic achievement of Black and Latino Males, CHAS offers this conference every year.  Attended by students from our member institutions, the themes are selected to assist students in the process of achieving their academic and personal goals.  CHAS is currently developing the program for the 12th annual CHAS Black and Latino Males Conference.

AGENDA

October 26, 2012

4:00 – 6:30 PM
(Washington Room, Mather Hall)

CHECK-IN

5:30 – 7:00 PM
(Washington Room, Mather Hall)
RECEPTION/BUFFET

7:00 PM
(Washington Room, upstairs Mather Hall)
A WORKSHOP: “Exploring the Cultural Dictates of Manhood”
by Byron Hurt

9:30 PM
(Vernon Social Center, Vernon Street)
OPEN MIC
sponsored by
TCBWO (Trinity College Black Women’s Organization)
and
MOCA (Men of Color Alliance)

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October 27, 2012
8:00 – 9:00 AM
(Washington Room, upstairs Mather Hall)
Breakfast


9:00 AM
WELCOME
Patti Maisch
Program Coordinator, CHAS
Program Coordinator, Office of Multicultural Affairs
TRINITY COLLEGE

9:15 AM
Presentation by
Bayeté Ross-Smith
Artist, photographer, and educator
Contributor to Question Bridge Collaboration


10:15 AM
(Washington Room, upstairs Mather Hall)
PANEL:
“Transitioning to Campus Life”

Facilitator and participant:
Rafael Zapata
Chief Diversity Officer and Associate V.P.
PROVIDENCE COLLEGE

Panelists:
Michael FunkAssociate Director,
Sophomores and Special Group Advising

Director, Academic Achievement Program
NEW YORK UNIVERSITY
COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCE
Seth MarkleAssistant Professor of History &
International Studies,
TRINITY COLLEGE

11:30 AM
BREAK OUT SESSIONS

12:30 PM
(Washington Room, upstairs Mather Hall)
LUNCH
with Keynote speaker
Kevin Powell
Activist, writer, public speaker

1:45 PM
(McCook Auditorium)

PANEL:
“Academic Excellence and Professional Development”

Facilitator:
Joseph Atkins
Assistant Dean of Students
COLBY COLLEGE

Panelists:
David CantonAssociate Professor of History
Co-Director, Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program,
CONNECTICUT COLLEGE
Johnny Williams, Associate Professor of Sociology,
TRINITY COLLEGE
Dario Euraque, Professor of History & International Studies,
TRINITY COLLEGE


3:00 PM
BREAK OUT SESSIONS

4:00-4:15 PM
BREAK

4:15 -5:00 PM
ACTION PLANNING

5:00 PM
(McCook Auditorium)
REPORTING BACK ON ACTION PLANS

6:00 PM
DINNER

6:15 PM
AN EVENING WITH CIVIC LEADERS
Mayor of Hartford, CT, Pedro Segarra
Hartford Council President, Shawn Wooden
CT State Representative, 9th Assembly District  Jason Rojas

(SHUTTLES available to hotel and back to campus after discussion)

10:00 PM- 2:00 AM
 PARTY
(Vernon Social Center)


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October 28, 2012
 9:00 AM
HOTEL CHECK-OUT

10:15  AM
BREAKFAST


10:00 AM
Networking, Evaluations and Farewells

 

REGISTRATION

HOTEL and TRAVEL INFORMATION

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