North Hennepin Community College, students from our GCST Community Organizing class, and the Robbinsdale Office of Integration and Equity and American Indian Education are proud to present North Hennepin Community College’s Earth Week April 20-24 2015 – Closing the Opportunity Gap -with keynote speakers Dr. Anton Treuer and Dr. Joy DeGruy on Monday April 20 and Thursday April 23rd respectively. These keynote events will consist of a 11-12 lecture that is free and open to the entire community, and a 1-2.30 pm training session for educators, non-profit workers, community leaders and members of the public who wish to expand their knowledge. These 90 minute training sessions will be available for $15 per person. All the funds raised will go to NHCC’s food shelf. To register for one or both of these trainings, please visit www.nhcc.edu/earthweek
We include further information about both speakers and their presentations below. For more information please contact Ana Davis or 763-424-0961.
Dr. Anton Treuer author of Everything You Wanted To Know About Indians But Were Afraid to Ask, presents at North Hennepin Community College on Monday April 20th from 11-12 pm followed by a training session 1-2.30 pm in the Center for Business and Technology Grand Hall. The title of his presentation is:The Opportunity Gap from an Indigenous Perspective
Dr. Joy DeGruy presents at North Hennepin Community College on Thursday April 23rd from 11-12 pm followed by a training session 1-3 pm in the Center for Business and Technology Grand Hall. The title of her presentation is:
The origins of the opportunity gap and the impact on African Americans. Dr Joy DeGruy will discuss how historical trauma and educational discrimination impact African American students, reinforcing inequity and an opportunity gap in the education system.
English Faculty, Sustainability Committee Co-Chair & American Indian Advisory Committee Co- Chair
North Hennepin Community College
7411 85th Avenue North
Brooklyn Park, MN