Ohio Supreme Court Justice Yvette McGee Brown will address the question "Who's Got Next? Planting, Reaping and Harvesting African-American Leadership" at Cleveland State University's 15th Annual Urban Community Forum on Saturday, March 26 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Presented by CSU's Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs, the forum is open to the community to share views, concerns and information about the current and future state of African-American leadership in Cleveland, in Ohio and the nation.
The Forum will be held at CSU's Cole Center for Continuing Education, 3100 Chester Avenue. There is no cost to attend, but registration is required by March 18 online at www.csuohio.edu/offices/odama or by calling 216.687.9394.
Justice Brown is the first African-American female justice on the Ohio Supreme Court, for which she took office on January 1, 2011. Chosen by former Governor Ted Strickland to run as lieutenant governor in the 2010 election, Brown was a judge on the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas and is the founding president of the Center for Child and Family Advocacy at Nationwide Children's Hospital.
The Urban Community Forum will bring both adults and youth together to engage with speakers, panelists and each other in workshops throughout the day. The agenda includes:
Founded in 1964, Cleveland State University is a public research institution that provides a dynamic setting for engaged learning. With an enrollment of more than 17,000 students, eight colleges and approximately 200 academic programs, CSU was again chosen for 2011 as one of America's Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report.
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