SEPTEMBER 16: AUC's Robert W. Woodruff Library presents Lowery Collection Opening + Community Day
Join Jazz 91.9 WCLK and the AUC's Robert W. Woodruff Library on Saturday, September 16 from 10am until 2pm for the Lowery Collection Opening and Community Day. This family friendly event will honor the lives and legacies of a dynamic civil rights activist couple, Joseph and Evelyn Lowery.
Attendees will explore the unique Joseph Echols and Evelyn Gibson Lowery archival collection through a special viewing of historical images and documents and innovative digital, touch-screen exhibition. They will hear community reflections from civil rights leaders and social justice advocates and participate in a youth activism workshop with Alisha Thomas Searcy, activist, educational consultant and first African American State Representative to Cobb County. In addition, attendees will also learn how to preserve their very own family photographs and memorabilia.
Event speakers include: Ms. Cheryl Lowery, Dr. Vicki Crawford, Rev. Walter Kimbrough, Hon. Brenda Cole, Ms. Alisha Thomas Searcy, Mr. Blake Osborne, Mr. Deric Gillard, Ms. Gwendolyn Campbell, Rep. Nikema Williams (invited), Sen. Raphael Warnock (invited), and Rev. Anthony Motley (invited).
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