University at Albany

Fresh Perspective: A Dialogue with the Tutu Sisters, featuring the daughters of renowned activist Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Nontombi Naomi Tutu Thandeka Tutu-Gxashe
Nontombi Naomi Tutu Thandeka Tutu-Gxashe

Mon., Sept. 23, 2013    6:00-7:30 p.m. (Registration not required, but appreciated)
Page Hall, UAlbany downtown campus
135 Western Ave., Albany, NY 12203

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The Page Hall discussion with the Tutu Sisters is free and open to the public.

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UAlbany's 19th President Robert J. Jones, PhD hosts a conversation with race and gender activist Nontombi Naomi Tutu and HIV treatment/AIDS researcher Thandeka Tutu-Gxashe, daughters of Nobel Laureate and renowned South African social rights activist Archbishop Desmond Tutu. The sisters, who grew up in South Africa under the oppression of apartheid, are passionate actors for peace and social justice carrying on the legacy of their famous father through their work in the areas of racial reconciliation, equality, women's issues, and HIV/AIDS. 

Dean Katharine Briar-Lawson of the University at Albany's School of Social Welfare will facilitate a question and answer period with the audience.

This special event is presented by the College of Computing and Information, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy, the School of Criminal Justice, the School of Public Health, and the School of Social Welfare at the University at Albany.

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