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Reverend Jesse Jackson and Peter Neufeld to Headline Social Justice Celebration at University of Maryland

The University of Maryland will host its 2nd annual Social Justice Day with special guests and events.


Jennifer Burroughs , 301-405-4621



The University of Maryland will host its 2nd annual Social Justice Day, a campus-wide event for faculty, staff, students and our community. As part of a day-long series of events and discussions on key social justice issues, Innocence Project Co-Founder Peter Neufeld will deliver the morning keynote, and the Reverend Jesse Jackson will deliver the closing keynote.

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Members of the university community and general public can register at are required for the closing keynote by the Rev. Jesse Jackson.


April 23, 2018, 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.


Opening Keynote, Expert Panel and Social Justice Fair

Adele H. Stamp Student Union

Grand Ballroom

3972 Campus Drive, College Park, MD 20742


Closing Keynote by Rev. Jesse Jackson

Memorial Chapel

7744 Regents Drive, College Park, MD 20742


Note: All broadcast cameras must be in place at the closing keynote by 2:30 p.m


Space at each event is limited. Media should RSVP by Friday, April 20. Media will be required to show their credentials at media check-in.


Media are encouraged to utilize on campus parking facilities that are open to the public. Campus Parking Map:


A mult-box audio feed will be available at the Memorial Chapel for the closing keynote.


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