Civil Rights Week: Ijeoma Oluo

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Please join the Institute for Human Rights along with our other co-sponsors from across the College of Arts and Sciences, the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, the DEI offices from the School of Health Professions, Heersink School of Medicine, School of Nursing and the School of Public Health as we commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Civil Rights Movement with a week of events including Ijeoma Oluo will be one of the keynote speakers for the Alabama Association of Higher Education Diversity Officers Fall 2023 Conference. The theme for this year’s conference is “Advancing the Promise: Enhancing Structural Equity to Promote Justice for All.”

Ijeoma Oluo (ee-joh-mah oh-loo-oh) is a writer and speaker. She is a #1 New York Times bestselling author and her work has been featured in The Guardian, The New York Times and The Washington Post, among many other publications. She was named to the 2021 TIME 100 Next list and has twice been named to the Root 100. She received the 2018 Feminist Humanist Award and the 2020 Harvard Humanist of the Year Award from the American Humanist Association. She lives in Seattle, Washington.

Registration is required to attend the Fall 2023 Conference keynote address. 

Thursday, October 12, 2023 at 9:30am to 11:00am

Hill Student Center, Ballrooms
1400 University Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35233

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