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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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Injustice Against Humanity- An Islamic Perspective

Sheikh Faiyaz Jaffer Associate Chaplin & Assistant Research Scholar New York University Early in his presentation, Sheikh Faiyaz Jaffer declares, “Every human being desires justice,”…

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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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Slavery & Me

Michelle Anderson Curran Associate Director, Stewardship Network; CSU, Chico Alumni Born and raised in Chico, Michelle spent a semester of her CSU, Chico education studying abroad in Thailand and…

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From Hull-House to Hip-Hop: On the Fierce Urgency of Play in Social Movements

Lisa Yun Lee Faculty, Director of the School of Art and Art History, Faculty, University of Illinois at Chicago The first image Lisa Yun Lee shows her audience is a photo of Rev. Martin Luther…

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Trafficking, Migration & Working with Rescued Victims and Survivors Vicki Zito

Vicki Zito R.N., Anti-Trafficking Activist, Mother of a Survivor Ms. Zito is the mother of four children, including a trafficking victim. She relates that one evening her daughter did not return…

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Sex Trafficking

Shamere McKenzie Chief Executive Officer, Sun Gate Foundation Keisha Head Secretary, Board of Directors, Sun Gate Foundation Two survivors come together for a powerful presentation about sex…

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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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Drugs, Disappearances, and Mass Graves: Mexico's National Nightmare comes to Reyna Grande's Hometown of Iguala, Guerrero

Dr. Steve Lewis Faculty, History Department, California State University, Chico Reyna Grande’s book, “The Distance Between Us,” was chosen as the 2014-2015 CSU, Chico Book in…

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Human Trafficking - USA

Kelsey Cotton Wray & Renee Saechao CSU, Chico Students This presentation provides a quick overview of human trafficking in the United States. Part of it focuses on trafficking issues close to…

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The U.S. Surveillance State

Ray McGovern Former Analyst, CIA Former CIA analyst Ray McGovern, based on years of experience in the intelligence community, provides an insider’s account of the United States…

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Morality vs. Pragmatism in U.S. Foreign Policy

Ray McGovern Former Analyst, CIA Former CIA analyst Ray McGovern talks about the dilemma of reconciling his religious beliefs as a Christian with his professional duties. He eventually left the…

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Democracy's Essentials: Free Speech & Government Accountability

Panel of Professional Journalists and Legal Experts A panel of journalists and legal experts discuss free speech issues in the field of journalism. They include: Peter Scheer, Executive Director of…

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