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Words Matter: Awakening Social Justice Through Storytelling

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USFSP Kate Tiedemann College of Business

- Atrium & Auditorium

350 7th Avenue South

Saint Petersburg, FL 33701

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An Evening with Gilbert King, Pulitzer Prize winning author of "Devil in the Grove" and "Beneath a Ruthless Sun."

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While this event is currently SOLD OUT, we encourage you to join the wait list.

In addition, the university has offered to provide audience SPILLOVER SPACE space just across the street at the Nelson Poynter Memorial Library in the comfortable "Poynter Corner."

From there you can participate in the event via a live Facebook stream that will be broadcast to your location.

You will be able to join the OPEN Conversation from wherever you are by liking our Facebook page.

We will be taking questions live from Facebook during the moderated discussion portion of the evening.

You are also still welcome to join us for the reception with Mr. King before the event.

After the event, please come back across the street to Lynn Pippenger Hall where you can purchase one of his books or have your book signed by Mr. King personally.

Tuesday, August 27th

6:00 pm – 6:30 pm --- Reception with the Author

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm --- OPEN Aresty Speaker Presentation followed by Moderated Q & A by the Honorable Judge Charles E. Williams of Florida's Twelfth Judicial Circuit Court

8:00 pm – 8:30 pm --- Book signing

Kate Tiedemann College Of Business at USFSP, Lynn Pippenger Hall Auditorium (LPH 101), 350 7th Ave S., St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Free and Open to the Public. Please RSVP.

Audience spillover across the street at the Nelson Poynter Memorial Library in the comfortable "Poynter Corner."

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This OPEN Aresty Speaker is kicking off a series of OPEN Conversations designed to bring us together to listen, share, and explore truths about race, equity, and civil rights.

Championed by USFSP's Criminology Honor Society and other area student groups, these public forums will address our criminal justice system.

Brought to you in partnership with:

The Open Partnership Education Network (OPEN) at USF St. Petersburg, Eckerd College, Legacy 56, the Social/Behavioral Sciences and Human Services Department and the Institute for Strategic Policy Solutions at St. Petersburg College.

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Saint Petersburg, FL 33701

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