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Hate Groups in Southern Arizona
November 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Lecia Brooks leads the Southern Poverty Law Center’s outreach efforts on key initiatives and social justice issues. As outreach director, she frequently gives presentations around the country to promote tolerance and diversity. She also serves as director of the Civil Rights Memorial Center in Montgomery, Ala., an interpretive center designed to provide visitors to the Civil Rights Memorial with a deeper understanding of the civil rights movement. She joined the SPLC staff in 2004 as director of Mix It Up at Lunch Day, a Teaching Tolerance program designed to help break down racial, cultural and social barriers in schools. Previously, she worked for 12 years in a number of capacities for the National Conference for Community and Justice in its Los Angeles office. She is a graduate of Loyola Marymount University.
She will be speaking at The Good Shepherd United Church of Christ on Friday, November 30, at 7 P.M. and Saturday, December 1, at 9 a.m. She will speak about Hate Groups in Southern Arizona on Friday and the wider work of the Center on Saturday morning.
The church is located at
17750 S. La Canada, Sahuarita.
Contact Ed Hunt, 979-7072.
There is no charge to attend.