Marc Morial 2007
Spring 2007 Civil Rights Forum II - Past, Present & Future
Mark Morial is President and CEO of National Urban League. Since his
selection in 2003, Mr. Morial has helped thrust the League into the
forefront of major public policy issues and effective community-based
solutions. Upon his appointment to the League, he established an
ambitious five-point empowerment agenda encompassing Education,
Economic Empowerment, Health & Quality of Life, Civic Engagement
and Civil Rights & Racial Justice that informs the League on
programs, research and advocacy efforts.
Mr. Morial earned a
bachebor from the University of Pennsylvania and a law degree from
Georgetown University Law Center. In addition, he holds honorary
doctorate degrees from Xavier University and the University of South
Prior to joining National Urban League, Mr. Morial served in public office. From 1994-2002, he was Mayor of New Orleans and during his tenure he focused on city infrastructure improvements and economic development. Before becoming mayor, Mr. Morial served as a Louisiana State Senator for two years.
Thursday, March 1, 2007, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Lecture targeted to students and faculty followed by question and answer forum hosted by Raul Yzaguirre, director of the ASU Center for Community Development and Civil Rights
Arizona State University, Memorial Union, Ventana A, Tempe campus, Light refreshments
Friday, March 2, 2007, 7:30 – 9:00 a.m.
Lecture targeted to the community with introduction by Mayor Phil Gordon, followed by question and answer forum hosted by Raul Yzaguirre, director of the ASU Center for Community Development and Civil Rights
Center, Yuma Room, Light
Both the sessions are free and open to the public.
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NOTE TO EDITORS/PRODUCERS
Tickets are not required. Visitor parking is available for the afternoon session in PS-1 at the corner of Apache and Normal.
If reporters or photographers would like to attend, please call ahead to make arrangements.