Diversity and Democracy


Building Community Resiliency
In collaboration with the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities, Widener University will host Building Community Resiliency: The Role of University Leadership on October 11-13, 2009, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The conference will focus on university leadership in pursuing approaches to promoting community success. For more information, visit www.cumuonline.org/conference/index.htm.

Race, Ethnicity, and Community Engagement in Higher Education
The 2009 conference on Race, Ethnicity, and Community Engagement in Higher Education will take place on October 29-31, 2009, at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. Sponsored by the university's College of Education, the conference invites participants to explore "the intersection of cultural identity, diversity issues, experiential education and higher education studies." For information, visit www.educ.ttu.edu/edhe/conferences/recengagement/.

NAME Annual Conference
The National Association for Multicultural Education will hold its nineteenth international conference on October 28-November 1, 2009, in Denver, Colorado. Titled A Mile-High Commitment to Change, the conference will convene educators from across disciplines, institutions, and educational levels to discuss the current state and future of multicultural education. To learn more, visit www.nameorg.org/conferences.html.

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