Our main Fall semester event is on November 8-10, 2018 and registration is now open.
The main Spring semester event will be on March 21-23, 2019. Those two months mark the beginning and end dates of the BSU/TWLF student-led strike that resulted in the creation of the College.
The agenda for the November 8-10 opening event is below.
Opening Plenary Session
Recalling the BSU/TWLF Strike and its Objectives
Keynote Address by Danny Glover
American actor, film director, and political activist.
- 5-7 pm Reception
9-10 am Opening/Welcome. Continental breakfast
10 am-12:00 Plenary Panel: Veteran Strikers - Recalling the BSU/TWLF Strike and its Objectives
12:00-1:00 pm Lunch
1:00-2:00 pm Panel: Intergenerational dialogue between Veterans, Students and Faculty
2:15-3:30 pm Panel: Role of Women in the '68 Strike
- 3:45-5:00 pm Panel: Reflections on the Legacy of the BSU/TWLF Strike. Viewing of excerpts of the film Agents of Change
9:30 -10:00 am Arrival, pastries/coffee station, opening comments
10:00-11:30 am Panel: The Impact of the 1968 BSU/TWLF Strike and Ethnic Studies on the 2016 Bataan Legacy Curriculum
12:00-1:00 pm Lunch and Keynote Speech by Danny Glover: SFSU/CoES: Expanding our Boundaries - Our Global Role and Responsibility
1:00-2:30 pm Panel: Relevance of the SF State 1968 BSU/TWLF Strike and Ethnic Studies Today in San Francisco Secondary Schools
- 2:45-4:00 pm The Influence of the 1968 TWLF Strike and Ethnic Studies in Choosing Careers related to Social Justice, Community Service, and Public Service
Propose an event
Individuals and organizations interested in proposing and working on a specific activity after November 10, formally affiliated with the College's Commemoration, are invited to submit their idea to the Planning Committee here.
Join the planning committee
All friends and allies are invited to participate in any of our 50th planning Teams -- Program Development, Arts, Student Activities, Media & Publicity, Fundraising, Logistics, or Web development.
List your own event
Are you already planning an event related to the student activist movements of 1968-69, and want to publicize your event with us? It will be listed for free on the Community 50th calendar in the upper right corner of this page.