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Sylvania to host Genocide Awareness Week
Photos and Story by James Hill
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.
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.email@example.com.