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The National Association for Multicultural Education, NAME, will hold its annual conference in LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, Nov.3 -6, 2010. The 20th international conference will feature nationally known speakers, workshops, panels, cultural performances, multicultural exhibits and an awards ceremony. For registration information, visit NAME at www.nameorg.org, or e-mail: email@example.com.
The 20th Annual Multicultural Storytelling Festival in Eugene will take place May 5 - 8th, 2010. The "Multi-Cultural Storytelling Festival & Concert" brings cultural awareness and appreciation to our community, especially to our children. During this festival, nationally-known tellers from three different cultures visit some 7,000 students in 27 schools. The tellers also present workshops, library storytelling, and an evening concert for the community. During the past ninteen years, 60 storytellers have visited over 135,000 students in the schools. The tellers this year will be:
No Name-Calling Week (NNCW) 2010 will take place January 25th-29th. www.nonamecallingweek.org This year NNCW will also have a new high school component to NNCW. Although originally designed for use in middle schools, NNCW has always been observed throughout all grade levels. The Creative Expression Contest, which focuses on anti-LGBT name-calling and bullying in school will be open to all grade levels. Visit www.nonamecallingweek.org to register for updates, download free lessons and planning tips, and learn more about this year’s Creative Expression Contest. <!~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~!>
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