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Archive for April, 2013

Trip to the RACE exhibit

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Students and staff attended the highly acclaimed RACE–Are We So Different? exhibit in Rochester. The exhibit included several displays with historical facts about how people’s perceptions on race and ethnicity have changed, labeling on the census, race and how it relates to education in the United States and short films with interviews.

“The explanation on housing and racism shows how bad public policy and institutional racism have had a significant effect on minority communities.”- Jeremy Wattles, HWS Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning