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Student Elections: Don't Forget to Rock the Vote Starting Today!
The 2012 elections for student government positions in MSA and USenate open today at 8:00 a.m. and close Wednesday, April 4 at 8 p.m. Cast your vote online at www.acecvote.umn.edu or stop by one of three Get Out the Vote Rallies from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. located on the East Bank, West Bank, and St. Paul campus areas where laptops will be provided. Specific dates, times, and locations for the rallies can be found at sua.umn.edu/vote. Contact the All Campus Elections Commission with questions at acec@umn.edu.


Men as Advocates: Tracy Davis on Gender Equity
When: Tues, April 3, 4:00 PM
Where: Bell Museum Auditorium

Tracy L. Davis, Ph.D., professor and director of the Center for the Study of Masculinities & Men's Development at Western Illinois University, will discuss how men can advocate and promote gender equity. Co-sponsored with the Women's Center and many other offices and departments across campus. For more information, please contact women@umn.edu.


Disciplining the Poor: Neoliberal Paternalism and the Persistent Power of Race
Wednesday, April 4, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Cowles Auditorium, Humphrey School of Public Affairs

Disciplining the Poor: Neoliberal Paternalism and the Persistent Power of Race is the most recent book by author and professor Joe Soss. It highlights the changes in poverty governance over the past forty years and explains the central role of race in this evolution. Seats are limited, so please RSVP at http://discipliningthepoor.eventbrite.com/. Links to speaker biographies can be found on the Eventbrite page.

Schedule for the evening:
5:00 PM - 5:15 PM Registration
5:15 PM - 6:15 PM Panel Discussion and Q&A
6:15 PM - 7:00 PM Social

This event is being hosted by the Humphrey School's Public and Nonprofit Leadership Center as part of its pubReads series. Contact Hunter Gordon at gordo430@umn.edu with any additional questions you may have.


Global Leadership Opportunity: Abroad and Domestic, Open House
Explore leadership in a new cultural context! There are short-term and semester-long programs with a leadership emphasis. Sites in include Ireland, South Africa, Costa Rica, Brazil, Rome, Tanzania, New York City, and Cedar Riverside. Come to the open house to meet the leaders of these programs and students who have participated in the past.

When: Wednesday, April 4th
Time: 4:30 - 5:30PM
Location: Appleby Hall 303
FREE PIZZA will be provided!



National Public Health Week Film Festival

Film: We Were Here
When: Wed, April 4, 5:30 PM
Mayo Memorial Auditorium

The GLBTA Programs Office is partnering on this screening of We Were Here for "AIDS & GLBTQ Perspectives" night during the 8th Annual National Public Health Week Film Festival! We Were Here provides a deep and reflective look at the arrival and impact of HIV/AIDS in San Francisco and how people rose to the occasion during the first years of this unimaginable crisis. Check out more information about the NPHW festival on their Facebook page!


Martin Luther King, Jr., Civil Rights & Organized Labor: The Fight Against Right to Work Laws, Then and Now
Date: Wednesday, April 4th
When: 6pm-8pm
Where: Bell Museum (10 Church Street SE)

AFSCME Local 3800 is hosting a film screening and panel discussion to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on the anniversary of his assassination. "At the River I Stand" (1993) will be shown Wednesday, April 4 at 6:00 p.m. at the Bell Museum, located at the corner of University Ave. and 17th Ave. SE in Minneapolis on the University of Minnesota campus. The film documents Dr. King's last two months alive and his work with the sanitation workers' strike in Memphis in 1968. This powerful documentary illuminates the connections between economic and civil rights through these public employees' fight for dignity and justice.

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