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Monday December 19th, 2011

Social Justice in the Latino Community (audio only)

Omar Gutierrez, senior at Case Western Reserve University and volunteer at Esperanza

Gladys Haddad, host, Regionally Speaking

Monday December 19, 2011

Regionally Speaking, Western Reserve Studies Symposium, Case Western Reserve University

The gay community expands to all age groups and ethnicities. Anthony Crumbley is a graduate student at Case Western Reserve University’s Mandel School of Social Science and he tries to engage this diverse group, young and old, with open discussions about issues like anti-gay bullying. On top of these support groups and conferences, Crumbley works as a research assistant for Rhonda Williams, the director of CWRU’s Social Justice Institute. Listen this week to hear more about Crumbley’s projects and what he sees in his future after graduation.

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Omar Gutierrez, senior at Case Western Reserve University and volunteer at Esperanza

Gladys Haddad is Professor of American Studies at Case Western Reserve University and the founder and director of the Western Reserve Studies Symposia, an annual event now in its twentieth year that offers a forum and WEB site for the study of the history and culture of a distinctive northeastern Ohio region. She earned a B.A., Allegheny College, B.F.A., Lake Erie College, M.A. and Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University. She is professor of American Studies emerita at Lake Erie College where she was academic dean and executive assistant to the President.

A historian and regionalist her scholarship is centered in Ohio’s Western Reserve. She has published on the history, literature, and art of the region. She is the author of Ohio’s Western Reserve: A Regional Reader, Anthology of Western Reserve Literature and Laukhuff’s Book Store: Cleveland’s Literary and Artistic Landmark: An Epilogue. She is the editor of Western Reserve Studies: A Journal of Regional History and Culture and Western Reserve Studies Symposia Papers.

She is the Project Archivist, Researcher and Author of the CASE website “Selected Philanthropic Families of Case Western Reserve University.”