A forum entitled "Inalienable Rights: Civil Rights and Social Justice" will be presented at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga on Tuesday, October 30, beginning with a reception at 5 p.m. in the Tennessee Room of the UTC University Center, followed by the program in the UTC University Center Auditorium beginning at 5:30. The reception and the program are open to the public.
William C. Killian, U.S. Attorney, Eastern District of Tennessee, will serve as keynote speaker. He will address "Understanding Civil Rights in Today's Diverse Society."
"The University of Tennessee Chattanooga is excited to continue our exploration of the diversity continuum by hosting a Civil Rights Forum. With emphasis on inalienable rights, the Civil Rights Forum will also capture perspectives of community representatives on civil rights and social justice," said Dr. Bryan Samuel, Director of the UTC Office of Equity and Diversity.
Sponsors include the UTC Chancellor's Office, UTC Office of Equity and Diversity, and the Southeast Tennessee Civil Rights Working Group. Partners include UTC Multicultural Affairs, City of Chattanooga Office of Multicultural Affairs, and the UTC Disability Resource Center.