Former President Bill Clinton to Speak at Penn Feb. 28

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460February 14, 2008

WHO:

Bill Clinton, 42nd president of the United States
Amy Gutmann, University of Pennsylvania president
Ronald Daniels, Penn provost
Tukufu Zuberi, Penn Center for Africana Studies director
Camille Charles, CFAS associate faculty director
DeWayne Wickham, North Carolina A&T University Institute for
Advanced Journalism Studies director, USA Today columnist

WHAT:

“Kerner Plus 40” Symposium keynote address by President Bill Clinton followed by a Q&A session led by Mr. Wickham and Dr. Zuberi

WHEN&
WHERE:

Feb. 28, 11 a.m.– noon, Irvine Auditorium, 3401 Spruce St.



Tickets, which are free, are required and will be available on a first come, first served basis Feb. 25-26 for PennCard holders from the Annenberg Center for Performing Arts Box Office, 3680 Walnut St., only one ticket per person. Sponsored by Penn’s Center for Africana Studies and Annenberg School for Communication and by the Institute for Advanced Journalism Studies at North Carolina A&T University, “Kerner Plus 40” is a two-day symposium on the 1968 Kerner Commission report on U.S. race relations. The Symposium’s panels are free and open to the public, but attendees must register at http://www.kernerplus40.org/ or call 215-898-4965.
More information is available at www.kernerplus40.org.

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