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LEAD Summit XI

LEAD Summit XI
Thursday, March 26, 2020

Movimiento y Compromiso: 

"50 Years of Challenges, Accomplishments, and the Continuing Quest for Educational Equity"

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8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Santos Manuel Student Union
California State University, San Bernardino

2020 Official LEAD Summit Program

LEAD Week 2020

  • Wednesday, March 18: Feria Educativa XVI / Puente 9th-Grade Student Leadership Conference - SMSU Events Center, morning & afternoon
  • Friday, March 20: ALFSS Winter Social Convivencia, Association of Latino Faculty, Staff, and Students - SMSU Events Center, afternoon & evening
  • Saturday, March 21: Binational Parent Leadership Institute II - SMSU Events Center, morning & afternoon
  • Monday, March 23: Catholic School Expo and Career Day IV - SMSU Events Center, morning & afternoon
  • Tuesday, March 24: IE Ethnic Studies III - SMSU Events Center, morning & afternoon
  • Wednesday, March 25: Puente Community College Student Leadership Forum V - DoubleTree Hotel-SB, morning & afternoon
  • Thursday, March 26: LEAD Summit XI - SMSU Events Center, morning & afternoon
  • Friday, March 27: Jovenes Comprometidos Youth Leadership Program XVI, Training Occupational Development Educating Communities Legal Center - TODEC Headquarters, morning & afternoon
  • Saturday, March 28: César E. Chávez Memorial Breakfast IX - SMSU Events Center, morning

Movimiento y Compromiso: 

"50 Years of Challenges, Accomplishments, and the Continuing Quest for Educational Equity"

The last several years, through the next, there are a number of 50-year commemorations of the foundational events that helped launch the historic civil and human rights struggles and movements of the 1960s and 1970s, included among them the Chicano Movement.

There were many legal actions and legislation, strikes (huelgas), civil rights protests, insurrections (levantamientos), mass rallies, and marches (marchas) on both sides of the U.S./Mexico border, too many to list here. Among the most notable could include the Los Angeles Walkouts as well as the numerous Blowouts throughout other parts of the U.S.; the Tlatelolco Massacre in Mexico City; El Plan Espiritual de Aztlan; El Plan de Santa Barbara and the creation of Chicano/a Studies; the Bilingual Education Act (BEA) of Title VII; and the initiation of student and young movement activist groups such as the Mexican American Youth Organization and the United Mexican American Students (later merged as MEChA), the Brown Berets, and La Raza Unida Party. There was also the Chicano Moratorium against the Vietnam War; the founding of the Chicano Press Association, Católicos por La Raza, and the Comisión Femenil Mexicana Nacional; and the notable victories among the National Farm Workers Association (later becoming the UFW). There was La Alianza Federal de Mercedes; organizations such as the Southwest Council of La Raza (later National Council of La Raza and now UnidosUS) and the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund (MALDEF); and the retooling of pre-movement organizations like MAPA, LULAC and the GI Forum.  Read more...

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California State University, San Bernardino is pleased to announce the Annual LEAD Week (Latino Education and Advocacy Days). 

  • Are you ready to make a difference in the Latino community?
  • Are you ready to connect with and be part of Latino educational leadership?
  • Are you ready to find cross-sector solutions to improve the education and lives of all students?
  • Raise Your Hand, Step In, and Get Involved!!!
  • Latino Education is the economic imperative of our time, and the civil rights issue of our generation.
  • Latino students disproportionately bear the crux of the educational crisis, and is where the greatest improvements and most fundamental changes must be fared.

Please join us for a week-long assembly, as we convene key stakeholders: teaching professionals and educators, researchers, academics, scholars, administrators, independent writers and artists, policy and program specialists, students, parents, families, civic leaders, activists, and advocates. In short, those sharing a common interest and commitment to educational issues that impact Latinos.

Conference Location: Santos Manuel Student Union Event Center  (unless otherwise noted).
(Complimentary Parking Lot D Only)

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