University of Texas at AustinDivision of Diversity and Community Engagement

2013 Heman Sweatt Symposium on Civil Rights

March 15, 2013

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.

To view the full schedule of events and to register for events: http://ddce.utexas.edu/sweattsymposium. For questions, email jenniferwang@austin.utexas.edu.

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