2010 Service Learning Symposium

On Monday, March 22nd, 2010 the ninth annual Service Symposium was held in the Todd Wehr Auditorium at MIAD.  The speaker was Emilio De Torre, Director of Youth and Programs at the ACLU of Wisconsin

  •  Before moving to Wisconsin in 2006 to become the Director of Youth and Programs at the American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin, De Torre worked in NYC as the Director of Education Services at the Madison Square Boys and Girls Club.  His personal narrative of service in social justice was informative and passionate – and well received by the capacity audience of students and faculty.

Jasmine Barmore received the Northwestern Mutual Life scholarship for her 60+ hours of work at True Skool where she enthusiastically supported the young people in the creation of community artwork.  Sarah Patterson, Co-Director of True Skool, attended the symposium, and spoke to the audience about the work that Jasmine carried out at True Skool and the importance