UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE
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Contact: Sheri Ledbetter
#MeToo movement founder Tarana Burke to speak at UCI
WHEN/WHERE: 6-7:30 p.m. Monday, April 22, at the Irvine Barclay Theatre (bldg. 1, grid D5 on campus map: https://www.parking.uci.edu/maps/documents/UCI-CampusCore_2018.pdf)
INFORMATION: This event is open to the public. Tickets are $10 ($5 for UCI staff, faculty and students) and can be purchased here. Media planning to attend should contact Sheri Ledbetter at 949-824-0343 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Attendance and parking are complimentary for media who RSVP in advance.
BACKGROUND: Burke’s talk is part of the Perspectives on Bias, Prejudice & Bigotry Lecture Series, organized by UCI’s Office of Inclusive Excellence and supported by the campuswide Confronting Extremism initiative, which uses conversations, education and research to address contemporary issues shaping free speech, human rights, and the use of science and evidence to promote societal well-being.
Co-sponsors of the event include UCI’s Initiative to End Family Violence, Womxn’s Hub, and Campus Assault Resources & Education.