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Delivering Democracy Lecture featuring Soledad O'Brien
Sat, April 1, 2017, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
2017 Delivering Democracy Lecture presents
Award Winning Journalist, Documentarian, Entrepreneur & Philanthropist
About Soledad O'Brien:
Award winning journalist, Soledad O’Brien has established herself as one of the most recognized names in broadcasting. She brings wider exposure as a storyteller to some of the most important issues and stories in the world through her coverage of breaking news, and critically-acclaimed documentary series, Black in America and Latino in America. O'Brien has earned numerous Emmy awards for her reporting, her coverage of Hurricane Katrina earned her, and CNN, a Peabody award and she earned another for her coverage of the BP Gulf coast oil spill. An engaging storyteller, she offers a behind-the-scenes look at her life, work, and inspiring, empowering narratives by bringing a voice and sharing untold stories in the world.
About the Lecture:
Arizona has long been viewed as a place in which democracy is undervalued and undermined. The word “democracy” is one of the most recognized, despised, venerated, and misunderstood terms in the English language. Its potential, however, has yet to be fully realized because it is routinely distorted, misjudged, and exploited. In order for American democracy to flourish and expand, its origins, evolution, and potency must be explained and practiced by everyday people, scholars, and visionaries in an accessible and thought provoking way. The Delivering Democracy Lecture provides a platform for the world's leading, inspirational and visionary speakers to present their statements on participatory democracy.
1:30 p.m. Community Resource Fair | Attendee Check-in Begins
3:30 p.m. Mini-Concert - Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church
4 p.m. Delivering Democracy Lecture Begins
Registration/Tickets: Registration is required for the Delivering Democracy Lecture and each attendee needs their own ticket.
An individual registration must be submitted for each person attending as each attendee needs their own ticket. You may use the same email address, but we request that you provide each person's name. Those with duplicate registrations will be contacted. A ticket will be provided once the registration form has been completed.
Check-in: Please PRINT your ticket and bring it with you for faster check-in. You may also bring your ticket up on your phone to show upon check-in.
**If you do not check-in 30 Minutes BEFORE start of the lecture, by 3:30 p.m., your ticket may be forfeit to someone on the Waiting List.**
Seating: Seating is general admission and is first come, first served.
Cancellations: In the event that you are no longer able to attend the Delivering Democracy Lecture, please contact CSRD as soon as possible so that a participant on the Waiting List can attend.
For more information and questions: Contact the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at 602-496-1376.