Ivan Allen Jr. Prize for Social Courage Symposium and Award Luncheon honoring Congressman John Lewis

Event Details

Date/Time:

  • Thursday, April 4, 2013
Location: Atlanta, GA

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Rebecca Keane

2013 Ivan Allen Prize for Social Courage
Recognizing The Honorable John Lewis
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM, Thursday, April 4
At the Biltmore

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM       Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 AM – 9:10 AM       Welcome and Introduction
President Peterson and Dean Jacqueline Royster

9:10 AM – 9:45 AM        Georgia Embraces the Allen Legacy
Jennifer Clark, School of Public Policy, Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts (IAC) (Moderator)
Mike Best, The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, IAC and School of Interactive Computing, College of Computing
Thomas "Danny" Boston, School of Economics, IAC
Sheri Davis-Faulkner, Westside Communities Alliance, IAC and College of Architecture

10:00 AM – 10:45 AM      The Life and Work of the Honorable John Lewis
Kenneth Knoespel, Allen Institute for Advanced Studies (Moderator)
President Bill Clinton (Videotaped Remarks)
The Honorable Wyche Fowler, Former Ambassador to Saudi Arabia
Sherry Frank, Former Executive Director, American Jewish Committee, Atlanta Chapter
Charlene Hunter-Gault, Journalist and Author
The Honorable Johnny Isakson, U.S. Senator from Georgia
Archbishop Desmond Tutu (Videotaped Remarks)
The Honorable Andrew Young, Former Ambassador to the United Nations

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM    A Conversation with John Lewis

Moderator:  Dean Jacqueline J. Royster

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM      Award Luncheon

We regret that due to seating limitations, the luncheon is by invitation only. The doors will be opened at about 1:15pm and we welcome other guests at that time to space permits for the presentation of the prize and remarks by Congressman John Lewis.

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