April 11-12: Human rights conference for faculty and staff

By Ryan Patchin
Posted March 31, 2017

April 11-12: Human rights conference for faculty and staff

The Southwest Minnesota Human Rights Conference will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday, April 11, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday, April 12 at the SMSU Upper Conference Center, 1501 State Street, Marshall, Minn. This event is free and open to the community.

Guest speakers on April 11:

Mark Schmitt: The Joys of Traveling with a Disability Sumi Mukherjee: The Long Term Psychological Impact of Bias-Based Bullying John Schatzlein: Abuse and Persons with a Disability: The Hidden Dilemma Amalia Moreno- Damgaard: A Guatemalan Entrepreneur in Minnesota The film: The Doctrine of Discovery: Unmasking the Domination Code, will be screened on April 11.Guest speakers on April 12: Kelly Buckland: Protecting the Rights of Parents with Disabilities Sue Abderholden: Creating a Community for All: Understand Mental Illness, the Impact of Social Attitudes, and Five Things You Can Do To Create More Inclusive Communities Ryan Sallans: Scouting the Unknown Please note that this is a fragrance-free event. Attendees are asked to avoid perfumes and other fragrances that could affect persons with environmental or chemical sensitivities.  For reasonable accommodations (interpreter, alternate format, etc.) please contact Pam.Ekstrom@smsu.edu or call 507-537-6492 or Minnesota Relay Service at 1-800-627-3529. Requests must be received by March 17.