NCSS Conference: Voices of May 4 Speaking Tour

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Friday, 22 November, 2019 - 2:17 pm to Friday, 22 November, 2019 - 2:17 pm

Austin Convention Center | 500 E. Cesar Chavez Street | Austin, TX 78701

The National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) will take place in Austin Texas and is the largest annual gathering of K-12 social studies classroom teachers, college and university faculty members, curriculum designers and specialists, district and state social studies supervisors, international educators, and social studies discipline leaders.

One of the featured events at this conference will be a panel discussion featuring Alan Canfora, Tom Grace and Roseann "Chic" Canfora. Both Alan and Tom were wounded on May 4, 1970, and Roseann was a witness and in the Prentice Hall parking lot when members of the Ohio National Guard fired their weapons for 13 seconds at unarmed students. Alan, Tom, and Roseann will share their stories and thoughts about that day and the state of student activism in the nation today.

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