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Discussion: Civic Participation and Voter Engagement with Charlene Carruthers

October 8, 2018 (All day)

African & African American Studies (AAAS) has invited Charlene Carruthers and to give a non-partisan talk about civic participation and voter engagement.

Charlene A. Carruthers is a Black, queer feminist community organizer and writer with over 10 years of experience in racial justice, feminist and youth leadership development movement work.  As the founding national director of BYP100 (Black Youth Project 100), she has worked alongside hundreds of young Black activists to build a national base of activist member-led organization of Black 18-35 year olds dedicated to creating justice and freedom for all Black people. Her passion for developing young leaders to build capacity within marginalized communities has led her to work on immigrant rights, economic justice and civil rights campaigns nationwide.

To learn more about Charlene and her work, visit her website here.

Voter registration material will be at this event.


Photo Credit: Lucy Hewitt

Event Sponsor: 
Vice Provost of Undergraduate Education (VPUE), Vice Provost of Graduate Education (VPGE), Vice Provost of Student Affairs (VPSA), and Humanities & Sciences