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Congressman Anthony G. Brown to Speak at the University of Maryland

August 25, 2017
Contacts: 

Natifia Mullings, 301-405-4076

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – As part of a year of campus-wide actions, dialogues and healing for the University of Maryland community, U.S. Rep. Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) will give remarks during the first week of classes on “Race, Politics and Reconciliation: A Conversation with Congressman Anthony G. Brown.”  Congressman Brown will talk about the emerging national discourse on race, hate/bias incidents, campus climate and the path forward. He will be introduced by UMD student Ja'Nya Banks, the Student Government Association Director of Diversity & Inclusion, and will take questions following his remarks.  

WHO

  • Anthony G.  Brown, United States Congressman from Maryland's 4th district
  • Wallace D. Loh, President, University of Maryland
  • Roger Worthington, Interim Associate Provost and Chief Diversity Officer, University of Maryland
  • Ja'Nya Banks, Director of Diversity & Inclusion, University of Maryland Student Government Association

WHEN

Thursday, August 31, 2017

  • Doors open for guests: 3:30 p.m.
  • Event: 4:00 p.m.

NOTE: Security requires that all media with video or still cameras must arrive for check-in and be set up by 3:15 p.m.

All additional media should arrive prior to the event start time of 4:00 p.m.

WHERE

Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center
Dorothy D. & Nicholas Orem Alumni Hall 
7801 Alumni Dr., College Park, MD 20742

PARKING:

Metered parking spaces are accessible at the nearby Stadium Drive and Union Lane garages.

MEDIA CHECK-IN:

Media will be required to show identification and credentials at the media check-in table outside of Orem Alumni Hall prior to entering the event. 

AUDIO

A mult-box audio feed will be available at the event.