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America’s Role in the World: Globalization and the Clash of CulturesDate:
October 9, 2002
The Sweet House
254 E. Fulton
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
Phone: (616) 892-9300
Freethought met along with the public at the GR Community College for their 8th annual Diversity Series. Henry Cisneros spoke on “America’s Role in the World: Globalization and the Clash of Cultures.” Mr. Cisneros said globalization is making our world smaller by interweaving economics with interlocking industries.
About Henry Cisneros, PhD
former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, George Washington University
Henry Cisneros was elected Mayor of San Antonio in 1981, selected as one of the “Ten Outstanding Young Men of America” by the U.S. Jaycees, and was nominated by President Bill Clinton to serve as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, and was unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate. He was sworn into office by Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist on January 22, 1993. During his term, he reformed the public housing system, and successfully resisted efforts to substantially reduce or wholly eliminate the Department.