Ohio State to co-host annual Statewide Tribute to Rosa Parks

URL: https://outreach.osu.edu/events/rosa2016.html

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Ohio is recognized as the first state to enact legislation identifying December 1 as Rosa Parks Day. To honor this remarkable woman, the Central Ohio Transit Authority and The Ohio State University join Congresswoman Joyce Beatty, Rosa Parks Day Founder, in hosting the 12th Annual Statewide Tribute to Rosa Parks. All are invited to join us for a very special Community Leaders' Forum and Panel Discussion on Thursday, December 8, Ohio History Connection, 800 E. 17th…

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Ohio is recognized as the first state to enact legislation identifying December 1 as Rosa Parks Day. To honor this remarkable woman, the Central Ohio Transit Authority and The Ohio State University join Congresswoman Joyce Beatty, Rosa Parks Day Founder, in hosting the 12th Annual Statewide Tribute to Rosa Parks.

All are invited to join us for a very special Community Leaders' Forum and Panel Discussion on Thursday, December 8, Ohio History Connection, 800 E. 17th Ave., Columbus, OH 43211.

5:30 p.m. - Community Leaders Forum hosted by Congresswoman Joyce Beatty (refreshments will be served at the Forum)

7:00 p.m. - "Conversations" A Panel Discussion
CommUNITY Through Diversity

By joining our theater audience for the Panel Discussion, you will hear real-life stories from people who have contributed to the conversation to enrich our community. The Panel features Janet Jackson, President and CEO - United Way of Central Ohio; Jerry Revish, WBNS-10TV News Anchor and Congresswoman Joyce Beatty, U.S. House of Representatives - 3rd Congressional District. The panel discussion will be moderated by Sharon Davies, Chief Diversity Officer, Vice Provost of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, and Executive Director of the Kirwan Institute at The Ohio State University

The panel discussion taping of "Conversations" will begin promptly at 7:00 p.m. in the Ohio History Connection Arthur C. Johnson Auditorium.

We hope that you are able to join us for the Community Leaders Forum and "Conversations." Please RSVP no later than Wednesday, November 30, by calling (614) 308-4387 or emailing us at rosaparks@cota.com.

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Published: Wednesday, Nov. 23 2016, 12:54pm
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