Former Congressman Louis Stokes to lead conversation on ”Social Action in Cleveland”

Flier for Louis Stokes visit to CWRU April 25The Case Western Reserve community is invited to attend a special conversation with former Congressman Louis Stokes, titled “Social Action in Cleveland: Past, Present and Future.” During this candid conversation, Stoke, a Distinguished Visiting Professor at the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, will discuss social action and leadership.

Stokes represented Ohio’s 11th District in the U.S. House of Representatives for 30 years. Elected on Nov. 6, 1968, he was the first African American member of Congress from the state of Ohio. The thrust of his career focused on advocacy for the poor and disadvantaged, especially those in urban America.

The event will be held at 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 25, at CWRU’s Alumni House. Refreshments will be provided.

Event sponsors are Share the Vision, the Mandel School, the Social Justice Institute, TRiO Programs, the Office of Multicultural Affairs, the Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity and the Office of Government and Community Relations.

To RSVP, contact Latisha James at 216.368.3909.