Audra Wilson, Public Interest Lawyer
Audra Wilson

Media Alert

Contact:
Laura Janota, Roosevelt University, 312-341-3511 or ljanota@roosevelt.edu

What:
Audra Wilson, public interest lawyer and executive director of the League of Women Voters of Illinois, will speak on the impact of Dr. Martin Luther King’s legacy in our society and how voting is a necessity as the League and women's right to vote look back on 100 years. An expert in race, culture and class, Wilson has been a policy director for Barack Obama’s winning campaign for U.S. Senate and Robin Kelly’s successful bid for U.S. Congress. Roosevelt’s Office of Student Affairs is sponsoring this event.

When:
Monday, Jan 27, 2020 , 2 – 3:30 p.m.

Where:
Roosevelt University, 430 S. Michigan Ave., Ida B. Wells Lounge, 2nd Floor, Chicago, IL: This event will be livestreamed on the Schaumburg Campus, Room 311.

About Roosevelt University
Roosevelt University, a private institution founded in 1945 on the principles of inclusion and social justice, has more than 4,000 students in five colleges. With campuses in the Chicago Loop and northwest suburban Schaumburg, Roosevelt offers 75 undergraduate and 15 graduate and doctoral programs across five colleges and online, including in arts and sciences, business, performing arts, education and pharmacy. During 2020, Roosevelt will mark its 75th anniversary with a yearlong program of special events.

Roosevelt has submitted an application to the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) to make Robert Morris University Illinois a part of Roosevelt University. This application is subject to the approval of the HLC and the governing boards of Roosevelt and Robert Morris. HLC will need to take steps to review the proposal and will likely reach a decision in early 2020.

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