The 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Series Keynote Speaker
|Date/Time:||Monday, 28 Jan 2019 at 7:00 pm|
|Location:||Great Hall, Memorial Union|
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The 2019 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Series Keynote
Brittany Packnett has been named one of TIME Magazine's 12 New Faces of Black Leadership and honored at the 2018 BET Awards as "one of the fiercest activists of our time." She is a co-founder of Campaign Zero, a policy platform to end police violence; a contributor to the Crooked Media network's weekly news roundup on Pod Save The People, and a Video Columnist for Mic News. She also served as an appointed member of the Ferguson Commission and President Obama's Task Force on 21st Century Policing.
As Teach For America's Vice President of National Community Alliances, Packnett leads partnerships and civil rights work with communities of color.
Photo by Reginald Cunningham of Pure Black Photography