Skirball Talk with Rubén Blades
Date: October 29, 2018
Time: 6.30pm - 8.30pm EDT
Location: NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts
NYU Steinhardt Dean’s Inaugural Scholar-in-Residence Rubén Blades will discuss his legacy of advocating for social change throughout his musical, artistic, and political career with Clinical Music and Global Health Associate Professor and Steinhardt Diversity Council member, Carlos Chirinos.
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Differing Abilities with Connor Long
Date: November 7, 2018
Time: 4.00pm - 6.30pm EDT
Location: 82 Washington Square East, Pless Hall, First Floor Lounge
Diversity, Equity, and Social Change Speaker Series welcomes CONNOR LONG, a Colorado-based advocate, actor, athlete, and Emmy-winning reporter. His disability-rights advocacy work has been recognized by the National Down Syndrome Society, the Council for Exceptional Children, the Global Down Syndrome Foundation and The Arc of the United States, among others. He has garnered several best-acting awards for projects which have screened at film festivals around the world, most recently in Moscow. He is an accomplished competitive swimmer and cyclist, holds a black belt in taekwondo and currently studies ninja-style athletics. Additional info at: www.imdb.me/ConnorLong
As guest speaker, Connor will discuss matters of inclusivity as it relates to individuals with varying levels of physical and cognitive ability. Join Connor and NYU Steinhardt discuss differing abilities and remind us of the possibilities that come from access, equity and high expectations in education, workplace, and community.