Brittany Packnett at First U St. Louis
Type of event: Public Event
Clark Lecture at First Unitarian Church of St. Louis
April 7th at 7:00pm
First Unitarian Church of St. Louis is pleased to announce that Brittany Packnett, activist – educator – writer, is the 2019 Clark Lecturer.
The Clark Lecture is an annual event which brings leaders of opinion and thought to the St. Louis community. More information about the lecture series can be found at: http://firstuustlouis.org/engaging/special-events-and-fundraisers/clark-lecture
Brittany Packnett will speak on the topic of Love & Power.
Brittany Packnett is an award winning national leader in social justice. Cited by President Barack Obama as a leader whose "voice is going to be making a difference for years to come," Brittany is an unapologetic educator, organizer, writer, and speaker.
A former teacher, policy expert, and non-profit executive director, Brittany has committed her life and career to justice. She currently plays many roles, all focused on freedom.
Brittany serves as Teach for America’s Vice President of National Community Alliances, where she leads partnerships and civil rights work with communities of color. Beyond Teach for America, Brittany is a Fall 2018 Resident Fellow at Harvard’s Institute of Politics. Brittany was a Ferguson protestor and continues in activism as, among other things, co-founder of Campaign Zero, a policy platform to end police violence.
Brittany was an appointed member of the Ferguson Commission and President Obama's Task Force on 21st Century Policing. Today, she continues to advocate for urgent systemic change at critical decision making tables and through national and international media. She was also the 2018 Ware Lecturer at the Unitarian Universalist Association General Assembly.
Lecture is free and open to the public. Attendees are strongly encouraged to get advance tickets at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/love-power-clark-lecture-with-brittany-packnett-tickets-57129364467
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