Jose Morales

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Jose Morales, Ph.D.

Socialist Scholars Conference 1990

The Socialist Scholars Conference 1990, held September 6-8, at the Hotel Commodore, New York, included panels such as:[1]

Building Bridges: Community-Labor Coalitions

Socialist Scholars Conference 1992

Vernice Miller and Peggy Shepherd of West Harlem Environmental Action; Marjorie Moore; Jose Morales, Toxic Avengers of El Puente and Nina LaBoy, South Bronx Coalition for Clean Air were speakers on the Environmental Racism vs. Environmental Justice panel sponsored by the DSA African American Commission at the Tenth Annual Socialist Scholars Conference. The conference was held April 24-26, 1992 at the Borough of Manhattan Community College, New York City.[2]

Center for Political Education

In 1999, Jose Morales gave a talk entitled"Bio Tech Hedz Up" The talk was sponsored by the Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism linked organization, the Center for Political Education.[3] and co-sponsored by Public Interest Biotechnology, Center on Race, Poverty and the Environment, Urban Habitat, and PODER.

"Support Bill Ayers"

In October 2008, several thousand college professors, students and academic staff signed a statement Support Bill Ayers in solidarity with former Weather Underground Organization terrorist Bill Ayers.

In the run up to the U.S. presidential elections, Ayers had come under considerable media scrutiny, sparked by his relationship to presidential candidate Barack Obama.

We write to support our colleague Professor William Ayers, Distinguished Professor of Education and Senior University Scholar at the University of Illinois at Chicago, who is currently under determined and sustained political attack...
We, the undersigned, stand on the side of education as an enterprise devoted to human inquiry, enlightenment, and liberation. We oppose the demonization of Professor William Ayers.

Jose Morales, College Advisor, Afro-Latino Institute Chicago signed the statement[4].

References

  1. Second Annual Socialist Scholars Conference program.
  2. SSE Tenth Annual Conference Program, 1992
  3. Center for Political Education website: Past Classes (1998 - 2007)
  4. Liberal Education website: List of Ayers Supporters