Hispanic (LatinX) Heritage Month 2022
In President McBride's community message regarding the Dobbs decision, he announced a series to commence on Friday, September 16th to mark Constitution Day that will critically examine the United States Constitution through a lens of inclusion and human rights. Grounded within the responsibility of higher education institutions to uphold and advance democracy and democratic values, this educational and engagement series combines The New School’s scholarship, research, partnerships, and creative practices to advance The New School's Mission.
This series will launch with our celebration of Hispanic (LatinX) Heritage Month.
10:10am: Opening Remarks: President Dwight A. McBride, PhD
10:30am: Legal Rights - Lourdes M. Rosado, J.D., President and General Counsel, Latino Justice PRLDF
11:15am: Economic, Political, and Social rights – Professor Alan A. Aja, (The New School Alumnus), Professor and Chair in the Department of Puerto Rican and Latino Studies, Brooklyn College (City University of New York)
12:00pm: Liberation in Creative Expression – Performance by Arturo O’Farrill, (The New School Faculty) pianist, composer, educator, Professor of Global Jazz Studies and Assistant Dean for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
12:20pm: The Personal is political - examining the role of identity – Discussion between Provost Renee White, PhD, Provost and Chief Academic Officer and Lorenley Baez, Associate Provost, Academic Advising and Career Development