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Casa Latina Fosters Community

Casa Latina Fosters Community

Casa Latina, a permanent safe space for the Georgetown Latino community housed next to Black House on 36th street, will be launching this fall and is currently evaluating 11 applications for five spots to reside in the house next year. The Latino Leadership Forum and the Last Campaign for Academic[Read More…]

by February 12, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Students gathered for a vigil on the events in Ferguson in Red Square in August.

From Ferguson to Georgetown, Igniting Conversations on Race and Diversity

On the eve of the first day of classes in August, a collection of members of the Georgetown University community found their way to Red Square. Two weeks earlier, Michael Brown, an 18-year-old black male, had been shot by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., triggering nationwide protests decrying police[Read More…]

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The Last Campaign for Academic Reform and the Latino Leadership 
Forum jointly staged a sit-in at the Office of the President.

Sit-In Galvanizes Proposals

Around 60 students from both the Latino Leadership Forum and the Last Campaign for Academic Reform staged a sit-in in University President John J. DeGioia’s office Friday. During the sit-in, they jointly presented a petition for a diversity course requirement and a proposal for the creation of a Casa Latina.[Read More…]

by April 14, 2015 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Demonstrations this past week drew attention to the campaign for the addition of a diversity requirement to the core curriculum.

Diversity Initiative Advances

The Last Campaign for Academic Reform and the Provost’s Committee for Diversity are advocating for a diversity course requirement in the core curriculum of all four undergraduate schools, to be implemented in fall 2015. According to the student-run LCAR’s platform, the two-course “Diversity, Power and Privilege” cross-list requirement would enable[Read More…]

by February 27, 2015 8 comments Campus News, News, News - Top