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Multicultural Conference to be held April 13

April 4, 2013

KUTZTOWN, Pa. - Kutztown University's Multicultural Center hosts the "Ujima Multicultural Conference," Saturday, April 13, from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Academic Forum Building. There is a $10 registration fee for attendees without KU affiliation. 

This year's conference will focus on how students can embody the principle of Ujima, collective work and responsibility, on college campuses. This will be a multifaceted event, with workshops and discussion panels aimed at providing students with information about how to practice leadership on campus and cultivate extracurricular involvement.

The keynote speaker for this event is Philadelphia Assistant District Attorney Kevin Harden Jr. '07, KU alum. Harden, a graduate of Temple University's James E. Beasley School of Law, was hired by the D.A.'s Office in 2010.

Conference workshops, facilitated primarily by students, will cover a wide variety of topics, including "How to Market Yourself," "Your Culture, My Culture, Our Culture," "Effective Networking" and "Dreams Are Illegal In the Ghetto."

Several regional institutions will be represented at the conference, including Millersville University, West Chester University, Shippensburg University, St. Joseph's University and East Stroudsburg University.

With panels and workshops that incorporate content on building campus community, leadership, responsibility and activism, this conference is a must attend event for anyone interested in learning about contemporary student life in higher education.

For more information, please contact Cameo Pritchett at cprit675@live.kutztown.edu or 610-683-4810.