Saturday, March 24, 2018 | 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Hurley Convergence Center
Registration is free. Breakfast, lunch, and snacks provided.
On Saturday, March 24, 2018, the James Farmer Multicultural Center will be hosting its second annual Social Justice & Leadership Summit. The purpose of the Summit is to create an opportunity for UMW students to develop a theoretical framework and applicable understanding of leadership, social justice, and allyship. Additionally, this summit will provide attendees with an opportunity to build coalitions across cultural barriers, strengthen advocacy, and support the promotion of an equal, equitable campus culture and climate at UMW. We will have the participation of faculty members from the American Studies, History, English, Historic Preservation, and Psychological Science departments and student leaders representing the various organizations on our campus. Our university president, Dr. Troy Paino, along with Vice President of Student Affairs, Dr. Juliette Landphair, will provide opening remarks to the attendees. Breakfast, lunch, and snacks will be provided to all participants. During the lunch the portion of the Summit, a famous Civil Rights activist will be delivering a keynote address about the importance of social justice, inclusion, and direct action.