‘I Remember…’ Speak Out Event Happening at CSU, Chico on Nov. 4

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: 10-31-2016

Sara E. Cooper
Spanish Faculty
530-898-5161
Joe Wills
Public Affairs
530-898-4142

The “I Remember…” Speak Out is one of the events planned this fall around the 2016–2017 Book in Common, My Life on the Road, by political activist and writer Gloria Steinem. A prominent leader of the movement fighting for women’s rights, Steinem is inspiring us to recall moments from the long struggle toward achieving full gender equality.

On Friday, Nov. 4 from noon–1:30 p.m. at the new Arts and Humanities Building’s Zingg Recital Hall, University President Gayle E. Hutchinson will be joined by Butte College President Samia Yaqub and a host of others to look back at roadblocks and milestones and to share their personal “aha” moments.

In alphabetical order, speakers for the event at CSU, Chico will include:

  • Jim Aird, staff council and staff member in the Technology and Learning Program
  • Debra Barger, dean of Regional and Continuing Education
  • Vikki Bass, coordinator of the Educational Opportunity Program
  • Sara E. Cooper, professor of Spanish and event emcee
  • Nandi Crosby, chair of the Department of Sociology and professor in the Department of Multicultural and Gender Studies
  • Christina Dahl, chair of the Department of English at Butte College
  • Diana Dwyer, professor in the Department of Political Science and Criminal Justice
  • Judy Hennessey, dean of the College of Business
  • Jennifer Hightower, instructor in the Life Management Skills Department at Butte College
  • Gayle E. Hutchinson, University president
  • Maureen Kirk, Butte County supervisor
  • Sharleen Krater, Associated Students (AS) Government program coordinator
  • Bill Loker, dean of Undergraduate Education
  • Claudia Martinez, vice president of Women in Concrete Industry Club
  • Chela Mendoza Patterson, director of Early Outreach and Support Programs
  • Sara Smith, faculty in the Department of Political Science and Criminal Justice
  • Angela Trethewey, dean of the College of Communication and Education
  • Rachel Ward, director of the AS Gender and Sexuality Equity Center
  • Christine Wood, instructor of psychology at Butte College
  • Samia Yaqub, Butte College president

This event is free and open to the public; seating is limited.

Visit the Book in Common website for information on future events.

People who require an accommodation in order to participate in any of these events or who have questions about accessibility should contact the Accessibility Resource Center at 530-898-5959.

###