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USFL Contact
Please contact us if you would like to join the planning team. 
We welcome you energy & ideas!

Jan M. Lloyd, Ph.D.
Director of Student Life
University of South Florida Lakeland
863-667-7049
jlloyd AT lakeland.usf.edu
http://www.lakeland.usf.edu/studentlife

 

 
 

Summit Ideas

Sample Agendas [pdf]

Spoken word/Music

Tables for petitions

Congress members will be in their home districts this week: invite them to attend your summit!

Invite speakers (professors who focus on the Gulf Coast or poverty/racism, students that have gone to the Gulf Coast to rebuild, labor and religious leaders)

Invite a displaced person from your community to speak

Show Spike Lee's "When the Levees Broke"

Organize an Art/Photo Show about the Gulf Coast

 Request a GCCWP DVD: Community Television Interview & Kevin and Kwame's documentary

 Study University of Michigan's Roosevelt Relief Policy Publication [pdf coming]

 Study Columbia's "On The Edge – The Louisiana Child & Family Health Study [pdf]

 

 


We invite you to join the Post-Katrina College Summit at University of South Florida Lakeland.  Help us refocus the nation on Katrina rebuilding! 

The Gulf Coast Civic Works Project is the national effort to develop federal legislation to create 100,000 jobs for Gulf Coast residents to rebuild their communities.  Email Congress today: click here.  Also, you can sign the Petition on-line: click here.

Goals: Raise awareness about the ongoing need for relief and jobs in the Gulf Coast and collect signatures for the Gulf Coast Civic Works Project

Monday, April 9th

4:00-7:00 pm

  

Arts on the Green and Petition Drive

As a part of Arts on the Green, we will have an Art Display depicting images of the Katrina disaster with key facts listed to educate the campus about current conditions. This photographic display will be set up all week. Petitions will be collected at the event

 

Tuesday, April 10th

3:00-5:00 pm

Movie Day and Petition Drive

Day Screening: “When the Levees Broke”

LTB Auditorium

Petitions will be collected at the event

 

Wednesday, April 11th

4:00-7:00 pm

 

Multicultural Fair and Petition Drive

As a part of the Multicultural Fair, we will set up a Camp Katrina to demonstrate the current living conditions of many residents impacted by Katrina.

Petitions will be collected at the event

 

Thursday, April 12th

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Movie Screening and Petition Drive

Day Screening: “When the Levees Broke”

LTB Auditorium

Petitions will be collected at the event

 

The Gulf Coast is not forgotten!
 

 



Gulf Coast Civic Works Project 2006 - 2007