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Linda Sarsour - Co-organizer of the 2017 Women's March

Wednesday, March 7, 2018
7:00pm – 8:30pm

Storrs Campus
Student Union Theatre

Women's Herstory Month Opening - Honoring Women Who Fight All Forms of Discrimination Against Women

Join us for an evening with Linda Sarsour, racial justice and civil rights activist and one of the four co-organizers of the January 21, 2017, Women’s March on Washington. . Sarsour has received numerous awards and honors including “Champion of Change” by the White House, YWCA USA’s Women of Distinction Award for Advocacy and Civic Engagement, and the Hala Maksoud Leadership Award from the American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee. Sarsour was named among 500 of the most influential Muslims in the world.

Co-sponsored with the Office for Diversity and Inclusion, Women’s, Gender and Sexualities Studies.

Contact:

Kathy Fischer at kathy.fischer@uconn.edu

Women's Center (primary), Asian American Cultural Center, Puerto Rican Latin American Cultural Center, Rainbow Center, Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, Together, UConn Master Calendar, Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies

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