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Umoja IX Conference at the College of Alameda

28 August 2013

College of Alameda

Umoja IX Conference:

150 Years after the Emancipation Proclamation: “The Fierce Urgency of Now”

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November 8-9, 2013

Hosted by
College of Alameda
555 Ralph Appezzato Memorial Parkway
Alameda, CA 94501
Sponsored by
The Umoja Community
of the California Community Colleges

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s words continue to raise us up to the fierce urgency of now. Fifty years after the March on Washington and 150 years after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation, we still stand at a crossroads of equality and freedom. As educators, we have an obligation to continue the good work of those ancestors who started the journey.

“It would be fatal for the nation to overlook the urgency of the moment” 
(I Have a Dream, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.).

Indaba is a Zulu word for “important meeting” that seeks “to gather the right people together at the right time to discuss the right issues.” The Indaba emphasizes “deep talk” and acknowledges that we all have something important to share. Please come be a part of the discussion at the Umoja IX Conference.

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