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The Power of Words featuring Michele Norris

WVIK, Quad Cities NPR

Thursday, March 26, 2020 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM (CDT)

The Power of Words featuring Michele Norris

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
General Admission Mar 26, 2020 $40.00 $0.00
Student Ticket (under 18 or with valid college ID) Mar 26, 2020 $20.00 $0.00
Reserved Table (increments of 8)   more info Mar 25, 2020 $35.00 $0.00

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Event Details

Doors open at 5:00 p.m.
Appetizers, desserts, coffee, and cash bar available

6:00 p.m.
Keynote Address with Michele Norris, Peabody Award-winning journalist, founder of The Race Card Project and Executive Director of The Bridge, The Aspen Institute’s new program on race, identity, connectivity and inclusion. For more than a decade Norris served as a host of NPR's All Things Considered, where she interviewed world leaders, American presidents, Nobel laureates, leading thinkers, and groundbreaking artists. She has also produced in-depth profiles, interviews, and series for NPR News programs, as well as special reports for National Geographic, Time Magazine, ABC News, and Lifetime Television. Norris created The Race Card Project, an initiative to foster a wider conversation about race in America, after the publication of her family memoir, The Grace of Silence.

7:00 p.m.
Question and answer with Michele Norris, moderated by Dr. LaDrina Wilson

This intelligent conversation made possible by

The Joyce and Tony Singh Family FoundationEvent Sponsors
Merril, a Bank of America company
Susan Sharar and Leo Schubert

Table Sponsors
IH Mississippi Valley Credit Union
Kathleen Collins at the Dragonfly
MercyOne Dubuque Medical Center
The Planning Center
Rafferty Funeral Home
Rivermont Collegiate

Stage Sponsor

WITHIN by Conceptual Designs

Door Prize Sponsors
Lisa Powell Williams

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136 East 3rd Street
Davenport, IA 52801

Thursday, March 26, 2020 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM (CDT)

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