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Congressman Anthony G. Brown to Speak at the University of Maryland

Will Address Race, Politics and Reconciliation in Conversation with Campus Community.

CONTACTS:

Natifia Mullings , 301-405-4076 mullings@umd.edu

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As part of a year of campus-wide actions, dialogues and healing for the University of Maryland community, U.S. Rep. Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) will give remarks during the first week of classes on “Race, Politics and Reconciliation: A Conversation with Congressman Anthony G. Brown.” Congressman Brown will talk about the emerging national discourse on race, hate/bias incidents, campus climate and the path forward. He will be introduced by UMD student Ja'Nya Banks, the Student Government Association Director of Diversity & Inclusion, and will take questions following his remarks.

WHO:

  • Anthony G. Brown, United States Congressman from Maryland's 4th district
  • Wallace D. Loh, President, University of Maryland
  • Roger Worthington, Interim Associate Provost and Chief Diversity Officer, University of Maryland
  • Ja'Nya Banks, Director of Diversity & Inclusion, University of Maryland Student Government Association

WHEN:

Thursday, August 31, 2017

  • Doors open for guests: 3:30 p.m.
  • Event: 4:00 p.m.

NOTE: Security requires that all media with video or still cameras must arrive for check-in and be set up by 3:15 p.m.

All additional media should arrive prior to the event start time of 4:00 p.m.

WHERE:

Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center
Dorothy D. & Nicholas Orem Alumni Hall
7801 Alumni Dr., College Park, MD 20742

PARKING:

Metered parking spaces are accessible at the nearby Stadium Drive and Union Lane garages.

MEDIA CHECK-IN:

Media will be required to show identification and credentials at the media check-in table outside of Orem Alumni Hall prior to entering the event.

AUDIO:

A mult-box audio feed will be available at the event.

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