Social Science Research Institute - St. Cloud State University

Social Science Research Institute - St. Cloud State University

 

 

 

Global Goes Local News Release

April 8-9, 2014

SCSU GLOBAL GOES LOCAL CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

 

All Events Free and Open to the General Public!

Tuesday, April 8th

 

Panels and Keynotes

 

St. Cloud State Atwood Student Center
9:30-10:45 Somali Childcare Providers and Economic Justice in Minnesota Voyageurs North

11-12:15 Panel 1

 

11-12:15 Panel 2

 

Interactive Collaboration to Serve Young Immigrant Children and Their Parents

St. Cloud's Role in Making Comprehensive Immigration Reform for 11 Million Aspiring Citizens Possible

Voyageurs North

.12:30-1:45

KEYNOTE LECTURE:

Cawo Abdi (UMN, Sociology Professor)

Somalis in Minnesota in Comparative Perspective"

Cascade

2-3:15. Panel 1

Winds of Political Change: The Implications of MPLS Immigrant City Council Victories on St. Cloud’s Upcoming City Council Elections

Glacier
2-3:15 Panel 2. Advancing Health Equity in Minnesota Voyageurs
3:30-4:30 Seeing Far, Working Near:  The Making of a Global Goes Local Gallery Exhibition Voyageurs
4:30

Opening of Seeing Far, Working Near 

Posters on International Issues & Data Portraits of Local Immigrant Workers

SCSU Design Students and
Keith Christensen, Department of Art, SCSU

Atwood Gallery
     

Wednesday, April 9th

  SCSU Atwood Student Center
     
9-9:50 Thinking out of the Box: Organizing St. Cloud’s Immigrant Workers Cascade
10-10:50 Immigrant Retail Cleaning Workers’ Campaign for Organizing Rights in Minneapolis Cascade
11-11:50 Immigrant MSP Airport Workers Organizing for Livable Wages Cascade
12-12:50

KEYNOTE LECTURE:

Jose Oliva  (Director, Restaurant Opportunities Center):

"Worker Centers and Economic Justice for Immigrant Workers"

Ballroom
1-1:50 Immigrant Rights and the 2013 Campaign for Universal Drivers License Alumni Room
2-2:50 The Role of St. Cloud Immigrants in the St. Cloud International Market Alumni Room
3-3:50 Is Minnesota Failing Our Latino Immigrant Students? Alumni Room
6 p.m.

Evening event in St. Cloud with Greater Minnesota Worker Center hosting Jose Oliva (Organizer, Restaurant Opportunities Center) --By invitation.

 
     
     



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