Given the vast inequalities that the Covid-19 pandemic has revealed—at both the national and global level—in regards to health care, economic justice, and environmental sustainability, this conference will address the post-pandemic steps necessary to ensure a more equitable future for the world’s citizens.
When: Tuesday, May 12, 2020
3:00 – 5:30 PM
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3:00 – Fran Faraz, Golden West College Program Coordinator, Opening Remarks
3:05 – Kelsey Bryan Zwick, Poet, “Poetry of the Disabled Body”
3:15 – Douglas Haynes, Ph.D., Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at the University of California, Irvine, “The Imperative of Inclusive Excellence in the Age of COVID-19”
3:35 – Kris De Pedro, Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership in the College of Educational Studies at Chapman University. “Racial Equity and Social Justice During COVID-19”
3:50 – Audrey Lin, Educator, Karunavirus: Can Compassion Go Viral?
4:05 – Nimo Patel, Compassion Song of a Superhero
4:10 – Brian Peterson, Artist, Founder of Faces of Santa Ana, “Creativity and Compassion,” 2020 GWC Peace Studies Award Recipient
4:30 – Richard Matthew, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Research and
International Programs; Professor of Urban Planning and Public Policy; and Director of
the Blum Center for Poverty Alleviation at UC Irvine, “Climate Change, Poverty and Compassion”
4:50 – John & Ann Brantingham, Artist, Poet and Educator, “California Ecology Poetry & Art”
5:00 – Arminé Iknadossian, Poet and Educator
5:10 – Dr. Paul Kareem Tayyar, Professor of English, Golden West College, Conference Conclusion
5:20 – Community Response
5:30 – Closing, Nimo Patel, Graduation Song
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