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UNI sponsors guest lecture on anti-racism

April 16, 2003
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Gaile Tolbert, secretary, Center for Multicultural Education, (319) 273-2250
Vicki Grimes, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-2761

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Paul Kivel, trainer, activist, writer, and co-founder of the Oakland Men's Project, will present 'White Privilege and White Anti-Racist Advocacy,' at 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 22, in the Lang Hall Auditorium, on the University of Northern Iowa campus.

Kivel has facilitated discussions and workshops on issues of men and violence, sexual assault, family violence, homophobia, racism and parenting. In addition, he is the author of several books, including 'Uprooting Racism: How White People Can Work for Racial Justice' and his most recent work, 'A Kid's Book About Stopping Violence.' Kivel has worked with schools and universities, government agencies, youth recreation and leadership programs, juvenile corrections and community-based organizations.

The lecture is sponsored by the UNI Center for Multicultural Education and the Office of the Vice President for Educational & Student Services.

Admission is free and open to the public.