CLA is grounded in the principle that through the liberal arts we can examine, influence, and build a better society for everyone. Many of our graduates are doing just that, and especially in the arena of racial justice. A few of them will share their stories. All of us will be inspired.
Ernest Comer III, Presidential Co-Chair, UMN Black Alumni Network, Associate Director, African American Leadership Forum (BA '09, speech communication)
Suzie Hewitt, Senior Lead Marketing Manager, Lumen Technology (Bachelors of Individualized Studies '14)
Amber Jones, Community Outreach Coordinator, Council for Minnesotans of African Heritage (BA '15, African American & African Studies)
Toussaint Morrison, Writer, Actor, Community Organizer (BA '06, theatre arts)
Moderator: Keith Mayes, Professor, African American & African Studies