(Feb. 8, 2018) -- The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) and the San Antonio Express-News will jointly host a town hall meeting to discuss the #MeToo movement at 7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 15 in the Buena Vista Street Building Theater (BVB 1.326) at the UTSA Downtown Campus. The event, #MeToo: Where do we go from here?, is free and open to the public.
>>Watch a livestream of the town hall meeting on the San Antonio Express-News’ Facebook page.
Social activist Tarana Burke founded the me too. movement in 2006 to help survivors of sexual violence understand they aren’t alone and to help them find pathways to healing. The phrase spread virally in October 2017 as a hashtag used on social media to help demonstrate the prevalence of sexual assault and harassment, especially in the workplace. #MeToo has now been posted online millions of times, accompanied by personal stories of sexual harassment or assault.
During the forum, panelists will discuss the social dialogue triggered by the #MeToo movement and the changes it is expected to trigger in the workplace and in politics moving forward.
Francine Romero, UTSA associate professor and associate dean of the College of Public Policy, will moderate.
Free event parking will be available in unmarked spaces of lot D-3, beneath IH-35.
Students are invited to a semi-formal, dinner banquet with an awards presentation and dancing. Keynote speaker will be San Antonio City Councilman William Cruz Shaw. Tickets must be purchased by Feb 19 at Roadrunner Express. UTSA students are $15 and guests are $20.H-E-B Student Union Ballroom (HSU 1.104/1.106), Main Campus
Dr. Don Jenkins from UT Health SA will lead this event UTSA with up to 30 certified STB trainers, and train up to 300 UTSA students and personnel in stop the bleed methods.H-E-B Student Union Ballroom (HSU 1.106), Main Campus
Get to know more about the Bexar County Criminal District Court candidates' stance on the issues before voting in the primary election on March 6.Buena Vista Street Building, Aula Canaria (BVB 1.328), Downtown Campus
As part of RecycleMania,UTSA will provide sensitive document shredding services for the UTSA community. Bring documents to the parking lot between Student Union & Ximenes Avenue Garage. Document pick up also available for the Downtown and Hemisfair Campuses.H-E-B Student Union parking lot, Main Campus
Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Koichiro Bansho will speak the importance of the Japan-U.S. relations from the historical and security perspectives. He will go over the history and future of the alliance between the two countries.H-E-B Student Union, Travis Room (HSU 2.202), Main Campus
This panel discussion includes professionals from various careers and fields talking about maintaining a black identity in professional spaces.Student Union Denman Room (SU 2.01.28), Main Campus
The Faculty Center presents geneticist, anthropologist, author & entrepreneur Spencer Wells. Join us for a talk about how our DNA informs the way our ancestors populated the planet and how research can change industry and perceptions.Student Union Retama Auditorium (SU 2.02.02), Main Campus
Come hear this geneticist, anthropologist, author and entrepreneur speak about "The Human Journey: A Genetic Odyssey." The lecture is free and open to the public.Student Union, Retama Auditorium (SU 2.02.02), Main Campus