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Sylvania to host Genocide Awareness Week

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Genocide Awareness Week will take place at the Sylvania Campus the week of April 6. All PCC faculty, staff and students are welcome and invited to attend a survivor/activist speaker series, held at noon each day that week in the PAC lobby.

Speaker Schedule:

Monday, April 6 – Cory Preston, “Stop the Genocide Now,” Darfur activist

Tuesday, April 7 – Chann Noun, Cambodian genocide survivor

Wednesday, April 8 – Gloria Ngezaho, Rwandan/Burundi genocide survivor

Thursday, April 9 – Mustafa Sacirovic, Bosnian genocide survivor

Friday, April 10 – Holocaust survivor (speaker TBD)

Simultaneously, a slate of activities is scheduled to take place in the Upper CC Mall throughout the week, including:

· “Camp Darfur,” an interactive, educational display that calls attention to the ongoing genocide taking place in Darfur, Sudan

· “Genocide Film Corner,” an exhibit showcasing genocide-related documentaries and continuous informational broadcasts

· PCC’s “Literature of Genocide” class display

Please consider attending these events and encouraging colleagues and students to do so, as well. Faculty – your classes are welcome.

For more information, email Andrew.cohen@pcc.edu.

About James Hill

James G. Hill, an award-winning journalist and public relations writer, has been the Communications Specialist for the Office of Public Affairs at Portland Community College since November of 1999. A graduate of Portland State University, J... more »

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