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This Matters: Interrupting Oppression

This Matters strives to engage attendees in meaningful discussions and conversations that will lead to progressive, inclusive actions. This program provides a safe and educational space for participants to learn more about a range of topics and fosters an atmosphere of education and awareness for participants.  

Interrupting Oppression

Friday, October 30 

11 AM - 12 PM

Join us for a discussion surrounding oppression. We will dissect oppressive language and habits we may not be aware of in our daily lives. This session will focus on continued efforts to be an empowered upstander and resources to add to your inclusive leader toolbox.

RSVP

Registration required! You will receive the Zoom link on the day of the event via email. Deadline to RSVP is October 30 @ 10:00 AM

Session Facilitator: Marco Ortigoza

Bio: 

Marco Ortigoza is a native of the El Paso and Ciudad Juarez community. He received his Master of Public Administration and Master of Criminal Justice from New Mexico State University. He has been a member of the National Organization for Victim Assistance, the Academy of the Criminal Justice Sciences as well as the National Criminal Justice Honors Society since 2012, receiving the National Member of the Year in 2015. He has contributed to the formation of conferences in child endangerment, human trafficking, and domestic violence. He is an assistant professor of criminal justice. His areas of interest include issues in victimology, social deviance, the death penalty, and social justice. Currently, Marco serves in the board of directors as Vice-President of PLAG El Paso where he supports and advocates for the LGBTQIA community.

Dial-In Information

RSVP On Campus Edge

Registration required! You will receive the Zoom link on the day of the event via email. Deadline to RSVP is October 30 @ 10:00 AM

Friday, October 30 at 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Virtual Event