Pierce College Puyallup will host Julian Bond for a presentation Race to the White House: The Politics of Civil Rights, 7 p.m, Oct. 18 at the Arts and Allied Health Theatre, 1601 39th Ave. SE, Puyallup, 98374.
Bond is lifetime champion of civil rights and former chairman of the NAACP. He has been on the forefront of social change since the 1960s, when he led voting drives and sit-ins, and was the first African-American nominated for U.S. vice president.
He continues this important work today. At Pierce College Puyallup, he will deliver a powerful speech on the struggles of Americans or equity, diversity, and civil rights
Students from local area colleges and high schools are also invited to meet with Julian Bond 4:30-5:30 p.m. before the event for a more intimate discussion.
Sign-up for this special student session by purchasing a ticket in person or over the phone and indicating what school you are affiliated with and that you would like to attend the student session.
This session is included in the $10 ticket cost and is open to all current students who have purchased a ticket for the keynote event at 7 p.m. Tickets must be purchased to attend. Present a valid student ID upon arrival. Space is limited so sign-up soon!
For tickets and student session sign-up, call 253.840.8416. $10 general admission.
Bond is the first speaker in Pierce College Puyallup’s 2012-13 Artists and Speakers Series, sponsored by the Office of Student Life.
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