Now on YouTube: Watch this Event held at Columbia University Oct 7

After a down-to-the-wire battle to hold the event, on Wed night 550 people, largely Columbia students, packed the Lerner Hall Auditorium on the campus of Columbia University in NYC for a powerful, moving event challenging and organizing everyone to take up Rise October. The event was sponsored by the Columbia University School of Social Work caucuses: Latina/o caucus, Black caucus, Policy caucus, Education caucus, Criminal Justice caucus. Featured speakers were Jamal Joseph; Eve Ensler; Nicholas Heyward, Sr.; Kimberlé Crenshaw; Carl Dix; and Cornel West. The atmosphere was electric and determined. Check back tomorrow for more coverage of this important event.

read more at  550 Pack Columbia University Auditorium for Rise Up October: A Challenge to Columbia University Students and the World


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