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Multicultural Education Week keynote: Junius Williams

Monday, Oct. 21, 2019 - 7 p.m.

Location: Bazarsky Lecture Hall

Event Type: Other

Audience: Continuing Education Students, Faculty, Graduate Students, Staff, Undergraduate Students

Contact: Sami Nassim

A nationally recognized attorney, musician, educator and independent thinker, Junius Williams has been at the forefront of the civil and human rights movements for decades. His life in the movements has been chronicled in the Civil Rights History Project, a collaborative initiative of the Library of Congress and the National Museum of African American History and Culture, and his is one of 11 interviews shown nationally for viewing on C-SPAN.

Williams is the founder and former director of the Abbott Leadership Institute at Rutgers University, whose mission is to develop informed and effective education advocates for Newark's public schools.

His keynote address will kick off Multicultural Education Week activities.