October 1, 2001
Forums offer help coping with Sept. 11 tragedy
In the wake of the horrific Sept. 11
attack, California State University, Sacramento has planned
several free events to provide discussion forums for the students,
as well as the community.
At noon, Monday, Oct. 8 economics professor Jay Coon will
give a slide presentation and discussion called "A Report
From Ground Zero." Coon is a member of the Sacramento
Urban Search and Rescue Team and he spent 10 days in Manhattan
immediately following the disaster. He has put together a
slide show of the photos he took and he will talk about what
is like at "Ground Zero." The event is in the University
Union Redwood Room.
Also from noon to 3 p.m., Monday Oct. 8 is the first in a
series of forums that will provide an opportunity for people
to explore issues and share perspectives about the attack
on the World Trade Center. Speakers include CSUS professors
Bill Dorman, Henry Chambers, Buzz Fozouni, John Syer and Ramzi
Mahmood. The second forum in the series is at noon, Monday,
At noon, Tuesday, Oct. 2, a panel discussion, "War and
Peace in the Middle East: Sept. 11: Roots and Aftermath."
Topics include U.S. foreign policy, challenges to civil liberties,
anti-Arab hate crimes and the local peace movement. Speakers
include Bill Dorman, CSUS government professor; Maggie Coulter,
director of Sacramento Peace Action; Buzz Fozouni, CSUS government
professor; Elizabeth Guillen of MALDEF; and Jeanie Keltner,
editor of Because People Matter magazine.
For media assistance contact the CSUS public affairs office
at (916) 278-6156.
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