STCC’s ‘Heart of a Father’ virtual event to examine relationships
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Springfield Technical Community College on Thursday, Nov. 12, at 2 p.m. will host a virtual event that explores gender stereotypes and healthy relationships.
Titled “The Heart of a Father,” the Zoom event is free and open to the public. Register and find more information at stcc.io/heart.
Thursday’s event is the second in a three-part series this fall created to engage men in very important conversations that impact communities of color as well as provide a space to connect students who are men with leaders in our community, said Vonetta Lightfoot, Multicultural Affairs operation manager at STCC.
Lightfoot and Cynthia Breunig, Violence Prevention Coordinator at STCC, created the series. Thursday’s event will feature a moderated discussion with each panelist followed by a dialogue with the audience.
Some of the panelists in the series include M. Quentin B.L. Williams, Esq., author, educator, international speaker, former FBI agent, former federal prosecutor and former NFL/NBA executive; and Kevin Powell, author, activist, writer and entrepreneur.
The final event in the series, “Black and Blue: A Dialogue on Police Violence and Men of Color,” is scheduled Dec. 3 at 2 p.m.
About Springfield Technical Community College
STCC, the Commonwealth's only technical community college, continues the pioneering legacy of the Springfield Armory with comprehensive and technical education in manufacturing, STEM, healthcare, business, social services, and the liberal arts. STCC's highly regarded workforce, certificate, degree, and transfer programs are the most affordable in Springfield and provide unequalled opportunity for the vitality of Western Massachusetts. Founded in 1967, the college – a designated Hispanic Serving Institution – seeks to close achievement gaps among students who traditionally face societal barriers. STCC supports students as they transform their lives through intellectual, cultural, and economic engagement while becoming thoughtful, committed and socially responsible graduates.
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