In celebration of the United Nations annual Human Rights Day, the Leon S. Peters Ethics Lecture Series presents “Human Right and Civil Rights” at 9 a.m., Dec. 7, at the North Gym. Speakers include Dr. Clayborne Carson, professor of American history at Stanford University and Ash Kalra, California state assemblyman and chair of the Committee […]
A special day in American history, Sept. 17, 1787, marks the signing of the U.S. Constitution by the Founding Fathers about 231 years ago. While the date has been celebrated under several names, Constitution Day was formalized in 2004. Nationwide, cities celebrate this historic day with activities, events and parades.
For the next event in the Leon S. Peters Ethics Lecture Series, Mohammad Pournik will discuss “Moral Dilemmas of a Development Worker” from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, in the Alice Peters Auditorium of the University Business Center.
A discussion about “Me Too Moment: Sexual Harassment and Professional Life” will be the first event in the spring 2018 lineup of the Leon S. Peters Ethics Lecture Series, from 6-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 13, in the Alice Peters Auditorium, University Business Center.
Fresno State’s commemoration of Human Rights Day at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, will feature Dolores Huerta, president of the Dolores Huerta Foundation, and Amanda Renteria, chief of operations for the California Department of Justice. The free, public event will be held at the North Gym (Room 118) with Huerta delivering a special message and Renteria delivering the keynote address.
The Ethics Center presents Richard Rothstein, who will speak about his recent book, “The Color of Law,” from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, in North Gym 118. “The Color of Law” examines how segregation in America is the byproduct of explicit government policies at the local, state, and federal levels.