San Diego Forum on June 11 to Focus on Diversity in the Military

May 23, 2014 by Cal Humanities

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As part of Cal Humanities’ statewide initiative War Comes Home, the San Diego Public Library will present a Public Conversation event, Changing Faces: Diversity and the Veteran Experience, a forum on how race, culture, and ethnicity affect the veteran experience and challenge stereotypes and images of veterans, on Wednesday, June 11, 6:30pm-8:00pm.

Moderated by Jorge Mariscal, Ph.D., Professor of Spanish and Chicano Literature, UCSD, and Vietnam veteran. Panelist include, Justice Castaneda, Marine Corps Sergeant, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Monica Ly, USC Sea Grant Fellow, USMC veteran, Operation Enduring Freedom, and Robert D. Lewis, RN, USMC, President San Diego Chapter, Montford Point Marines.

This program is one of a series of five Public Conversations organized by Cal Humanities, in partnership with the California State Library, the University of California Humanities Research Institute, hosted by partner public libraries.






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