"Famous Black Women" at the Peace Resource Center
- When: Friday, February 24, 2012, 7 p.m.
- Where: Peace Resource Center, Seaside
- Cost: $5
- Age limit: Not available
- Categories: Lectures
Seaside City Council member and CSUMB Fellow, Helen Rucker, will give an address about the history and role of black women in America. She will discuss the work of inspiring black women throughout history, as well as that of contemporary, influential black women who continue to break the mold. Rucker is a retired teacher/librarian who has become well-versed in the issues of African-Americans on the Monterey Peninsula. She earned a B.S. from Southern University and an MLS from Louisiana State University. Rucker is the Vice President of Monterey County's NAACP and a member of the Panetta Institute Forum Task Force. She has received a number of awards, including the NAACP's Stephen E. Ross Award, the Jefferson Award, and ACLU's Ralph Atkinson Award.
7pm. Peace Resource Center, 1364 Fremont Blvd., Seaside. $5 suggested donation. 899-7322, email@example.com.