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A Conversation with LaTosha Brown, co-founder of Black Voters Matter

Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 1:25pm to 2:40pm

423 Morrill Hall

LaTosha Brown, co-founder Black Voters Matter, will speak about community organizing and approaches to turning people into committed voters.

Brown is an award-winning organizer, philanthropic consultant, political strategist and jazz singer with over twenty years’ experience working in the non-profit sector on issues related to political empowerment, social justice, economic development, leadership development, wealth creation, and civil rights. She is the co-founder of Black Voters Matter Fund, a civic engagement organization that played an instrumental role in the 2017 Alabama U.S. Senate race. Ms. Brown is principal owner of TruthSpeaks Consulting, Inc., a philanthropy advisory consulting firm in Atlanta. For more than 25 years, she has served as a consultant and advisor for individual donors, government, public foundations and private donors. She is also the founding project director of Grantmakers for Southern Progress.

This event is co-sponsored by the Dorothy Cotton Institute, Ithaca, and supported by Global Engagements 1900 course - Department of Anthropology.

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American Studies Program, Anthropology

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amstcal, anthro

Contact E-Mail

svillenas@cornell.edu

Contact Name

Sofia Villenas

Speaker

LaTosha Brown

Dept. Web Site

americanstudies.cornell.edu

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