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WUCF TV Celebrates Diversity Week

Posted by Jennifer Cook on

Beginning October 13, WUCF celebrates Diversity Week celebrates to shine a spotlight on the importance of diversity in our culture, in our state and around the world.

Tune in for compelling independent films as well as special editions of our local programming including:

  • Artisodes: Music brings people of all cultures together.  See the positive impact that Jazz, a uniquely African-American invention, has on brain development in adolescents.
    Airs Thursday, October 16 at 8:00 p.m.
  • Metro Center Outlook:  Hear from Marco Davis, Deputy Director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics.  Hear what is being done to ensure that all children have access to the tools they need to be successful.  Also hear from Maria Cherjovsky, President of the Central Florida Chapter of the Florida Diversity Council.
    Airs Sunday, October 19 at 9:00 a.m.
  • Global Perspectives:  A discussion with noted civil rights activist and former Georgia State Senator, Julian Bond on how diversity makes our country stronger and more vibrant.
    Airs Sunday, October 19 at 9:30 a.m.
  • Arc of Light: A Portrait of Anna Campbell Bliss:  This documentary explores the life journey and sometimes-overlooked but significant achievements of mathematician, architect and visual artist Anna Campbell Bliss. 
    Airs Sunday, October 19 at 2:00 p.m.