We are excited to announce the 2013 Heman Sweatt Symposium on Civil Rights schedule of events! This year’s schedule will include three events:
- Film screening: The Powerbroker: Whitney Young’s Fight for Civil Rights on Wednesday, April 24
Presented in partnership with the Austin Area Urban League. Registration required to attend.
- Panel presentation: Future of Black Life in Austin on Wednesday, May 1
Panelists include Shannon Jones III, director of Health and Human Services in Austin/Travis County, Margo Frasier, police monitor, Austin Police Department, and representatives of the City of Austin’s African American Quality of Life Commission.
- Special event: Heman Marion Sweatt Evening of Honors on Friday, May 3
Honoring an individual who embodies the life of Heman Marion Sweatt by breaking down barriers and challenging the status quo. Black tie attire. Registration required.
Special thanks to our sponsors!