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colia-l-clark-pictureIn celebration of Women’s History Month, Colia L. Clark, a human rights activist, will speak on Monday, March 6 at 7:00 p.m. in the Grupp Fireside Lounge. Clark presents “Selma & Beyond: Civil and Human Rights in the Contemporary Moment.”

Colia L. Clark spent a lifetime working for human rights, civil rights, women’s rights, worker’s rights and rights for the homeless and youth. A National Voter Rights Hall of Fame inductee, Clark served as field secretary for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and played a key role in establishing equal voting rights in Selma, AL. Clark serves as the USA coordinator for the International Commission of Inquiry on Haiti and is Coordinator for the Guadeloupe-Haiti Tour USA.

Sponsored by Fitzpatrick Lecture Series, Women & Gender Studies Program and Immersion East Side the event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

For more information, contact Devonya Havis, PhD, associate professor of philosophy, at

Submitted by: Devonya Havis, PhD, associate professor, philosophy