"Here and Now - Moving Toward Justice" The 2018 Sally Dickson Lecture on Diversity, Inclusion and Reflection

Faculty General Public Students

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cubberley Auditorium

Free and open to the public. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. A reception will follow the keynote and Q&A. 

The Third Annual Sally Dickson Lecture on Diversity, Inclusion and Reflection will feature Lateefah Simon, a nationally acclaimed civil rights and social justice activist and community organizer. Simon is currently president of the Akonadi Foundation, an Oakland-based organization dedicated to racial justice, leadership, intersectionality and cultural expression. In 2003, at 26 years old, she became the youngest recipient of the MacArthur Foundation “genius” award for her work as a women’s development leader. 

Her talk is titled "Here and Now - Moving Toward Justice" 

(Photo credit: Michael Anthony Spencer)

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Native American Cultural Center, Haas Center for Public Service, Program in African and African American Studies, Student Affairs, El Centro Chicano y Latino, Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning, WISE Ventures, Women's Community Center, Asian American Activities Center, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, Office of the Vice Provost for Graduate Education, Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity, The Markaz, School of Humanities and Sciences, Queer Student Resources, JSK Journalism Fellowships, Graduate Life Office, Office of Student Activities, Residential Education, Diversity and First Gen Office, School of Engineering, Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute