October 9, 2018 at 2:06 pm PST | by Mariah Cooper
‘Personal Statement’ to be screened as part of Human Rights Speakers Series

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The City of West Hollywood’s Human Rights Speakers Series hosts a screening of “Personal Statement” at City of West Hollywood’s Council Chambers/Public Meeting Room (625 N. San Vicente Blvd.) on Wednesday, Oct. 10 at 7 p.m.

Before the screening, there will be a pre-screening reception at 6:30 p.m. A panel discussion and Q&A session follows at 8 p.m. The discussion will focus on the challenges of college admission and education inequity.

Gary Orfield, professor of education, law, political science and urban planning at UCLA and co-director of the Civil Rights Project/Proyecto Derechos Civiles at UCLA, will moderate the panel.

Speakers will include Marisa Urrutia Gedney, 826LA director of In Schools Programs and College Access; Sonali Kohli, Los Angeles Times education reporter; and Amir Whitaker, staff attorney, ACLU of Southern California.

Admission is free but seating is limited. RSVP here.

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