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Sanctuary Cities: The Politics of Refuge

Dr. Loren Collingwood Department of Political Science University of California, Riverside Professor Loren Collingwood analyzes United States’ politics and opinions surrounding sanctuary cities.…

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Jair Bolsonaro and the Fate of Brazil's Democratic Transition

Dr. Stephen Lewis, History Department Dr. Jacque Chase, Geography & Planning DepartmentCSU Chico The recent landslide election of far-right populist Jair Bolsonaro represented a remarkable turn…

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Academic Senate 12-13-18

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Is Mexico's Democratic Consolidation Back on Track?

Dr. Stephen Lewis History Department CSU, ChicoHow does Mexico’s history, political parties, and corruption affect its government and people? Stephen Lewis explores the major elections and the…

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Women and World War I in the Middle East

Dr. Serpil Atamaz Assistant Professor of History California State University, Sacramento Dr. Serpil Atamaz reveals the truths behind gender separation during World War I. She reveals how studies of…

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Academic Senate 4-5-18

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Policing and Turnout in St. Louis

Dr. Traci Burch Northwestern University In 2014, the police shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown in a suburb of St. Louis resulted in street protests by members of that community. That…

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Mexico's Faltering Democratic Transition

Dr. Stephen Lewis History Department CSU, Chico For 71 years, starting in 1929, Mexico was ruled by one political party, Partido Revoluncionario Institucional (PRI). As Dr. Stephen Lewis explains,…

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Human Trafficking Training for Communities and Schools

Carissa Phelps, JD/MBA, Esq. CEO/Founder Runaway Girl, Inc. Stacy Jewell Writer, Director and Producer Jenna McKay Advocate Carissa Phelps, Stacy Jewell and Jenna McKaye describe their…

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The Essential Abolitionist: Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking

John Vanek Consultant on Leadership and the Response to Human Trafficking John Vanek is a retired San Jose Police Department lieutenant who spent 25 years in law enforcement. In 2006, he helped…

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The Backpacks That We Carry on Our Journey Towards Justice

Cesar A. Cruz Assistant Dean, Secondary Schools Program, Harvard University Cesar A. Cruz is the first Mexican immigrant male to attend Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education in…

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Sexually Exploited Children in Sacramento

Chris Stambaugh Founder & Director, The GRACE Network After a history of street outreach work with homeless, sexually-exploited youth, Sacramento-based Chris Stambaugh is now a consultant with…

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Prisoners as Capital and Persons as Property

Dr. Michael J. Coyle Faculty, Political Science Department, CSU, Chico Dr. Kate Transchel Faculty, History Department, CSU, Chico These presentations could be subtitled, “look beneath the…

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Human Trafficking Awareness to Action

Carissa Phelps, Mike Laughlin, Keisha Head, Christina Rangel Carrisa Phelps opens this program from CSU, Chico’s fourth annual STOP Human Trafficking Conference with a powerful speech and the…

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Labor Trafficking on Your Plate and in Your Closet

Kelsey Timmerman Activist Kelsey Timmerman begins his presentation by declaring, “I’m Kelsey and I’m a choco-holic!” He then discusses the exploitation – and sometimes…

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Human Trafficking IS Modern Day Slavery

Dr. Kate Transchel Professor, CSU, Chico History Department Dr. Transchel has been studying and advocating against human trafficking since 1999. Among other things, she describes world-wide…

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