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San Jose State’s Institute for the Study of Sport, Society and Social Change partners with the San Francisco 49ers to present a town hall discussion on equity, diversity and inclusion in sport.

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ISSSSC Partners with 49ers on LGBTQ+ Activism in Sport Town Hall

June 1, 2019|

San Jose State University’s Institute for the Study of Sport, Society and Social Change and the San Francisco 49ers cohosted Words to Action: LGBTQ+ Activism in Sport May 29, at Levi’s Stadium 501 Club. During the event, Interim Provost Joan Ficke offered welcome remarks, followed by Harry Edwards, ’64 Sociology, ’16 Honorary Doctorate, who founded the Olympic Project for Human Rights at SJSU in the 1960s.

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