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Collin College Hosts Global Impact of Oppression Panel Discussion

Oct. 11, 2016   Free and open to the public, Collin College’s Dignity Initiative will host a Global Impact of Oppression panel discussion at three different campuses in October. The panel discussions will focus on how particular organizations deal with the problem of abuse and oppression of women, including immigrant women in America and in developing nations.  

  • 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m., Oct. 25 at the Central Park Campus conference center, 2200 W. University Drive in McKinney
  • 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m., Oct. 27 at the Spring Creek Campus Living Legends Conference Center, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano
  • 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m., Oct. 27 at the Preston Ridge Campus conference center, section E, 9700 Wade Boulevard in Frisco

The panelists for the events at the college’s Spring Creek Campus and Central Park Campus include Hind Jarran from Texas Muslim’s Women’s Association, Brooke Jones from Stronger than Espresso and Andrea Williams from I Will Stand International.

The panelists for the events at the college’s Preston Ridge Campus include Rachel Bzostek, Collin College political science professor and a Homeland Security agent.

Sponsored by The Dignity Initiative, the panel discussion is part of the college’s annual campaign to raise awareness and inspire action on issues of violence against and oppression of women. 

For more information about The Dignity Initiative and its upcoming events, visit www.collin.edu/community/dignity .

Collin College serves more than 53,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degrees and certificates. The only public college in the county, Collin College is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and work force development. In addition, the college operates the Collin Higher Education Center, which serves 3,300 additional students each year in partnership with The University of Texas at Dallas, Texas Woman’s University, Texas A&M Commerce, Texas Tech and the University of North Texas.

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