ECCE Speaker Series: Sylvia Mendez: Pioneer in the School Desegregation Movement

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Date:

Mon, 9/18/2017
Please note: this program occurred in the past!

Time:

Begins at 4:00 PM

Program Type:

University

Participation Details:

No participation details specified

Address(es):

UIS Brookens Auditorium
William Maxwell Ln
Springfield, IL 62703

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Description:

The University of Illinois Springfield Engaged Citizenship Common Experience (ECCE) Speaker Series and NPR Illinois will host civil rights activist Sylvia Méndez, recipient of the 2011 Presidential Medal of Freedom, who will discuss her efforts to desegregate schools. This Hispanic Heritage Month Constitution Day event is free and open to the public.