FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2009
EVENT: Young Scholars Forum
USC Bovard Auditorium
3551 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90089
TIME: 9:00 A.M. - 11:30 A.M. (Doors open at 8 A.M.)
Host: Tavis Smiley Moderator: Dominique DiPrima of KJLH
Register: www.tavistalks.com Click on State of the Black Union.
The 2008 election saw a strong emergence of young people energized by the campaigns and ready to make a difference. Now that the election is over what will the role of young leaders be during this period of change? A multicultural panel of young leaders will share their views before an audience of high school student leaders and young college students.
Panelists: Dr. Eddie Glaude, Princeton University; actor/activist Jurnee Smollett; Dr. Alia Sabur, young college professor in history at age 19; Tricia Rose, author of Hip Hop Wars; Maria Teresa Peterson, Voto Latino; Jocelyn Butcher, Navy; and Josh Kun, USC professor.
EVENT: STAND - Tavis Smiley's Documentary Screening
Host: Nate Holden Performing Arts Center
4718 West Washington Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90016
TIME: 2:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. (includes discussion with cast)
Host: Tavis Smiley
EVENT: New Generation America - After Party (18+)