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

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.

2019-06-03T18:49:57+00:00June 1, 2019|

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50th Anniversary of the Defining Moment in Sports Social Activism: The Voices of 1968 Head to San Jose State University for Historic Town Hall

SJSU alumni Tommie Smith and John Carlos, fellow 1968 U.S. Olympic Team members, sports sociologist and SJSU alumnus Dr. Harry Edwards, and additional athletes, scholars and activists will serve as panelists at “Words to Action: Landmarks and Legacy of Athlete Activism.”

2018-10-14T01:07:28+00:00September 10, 2018|