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“Re-imagining Blackness: Afro-Americans in the Peace Corps”

2/5/2014, 1:07 p.m.

Face2Face Africa and the Peace Corps are teaming up for what they are calling the Face2Restore Campaign. They are introducing a panel discussion entitled “Re-imagining Blackness: Afro-Americans in the Peace Corps,” which will highlight the experience of Afro-Americans in international service through the Peace Corps. The dicussion will take place at NYU on Feb. 6 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Address: Hosteling International 891 Amsterdam Ave New York, NY 10025

RSVP to: diversity@peacecorps.gov

The panelists include:

  • Latanya Mapp Frett, VP of Planned Parenthood Global and returned Peace Corps Volunteer
  • LaShaya Howie- Weeksville from the Heritage Center
  • Herman L. De Bose, Ph. D., Chair and Professor of the Sociology Department of California State University
  • LaVera Butler, a graduate student at New York University
  • Byron Williams, returned Peace Corps volunteer
  • German Rochez, Youth Counselor at P.U.L.S.E High School in the Bronx