Speakers will be the Rev. Kevin Cosby, Simmons College of Kentucky president and St. Stephen Church senior pastor, and David Jones Jr., Chrysalis Ventures chairman and Jefferson County Board of Education vice chair. WAVE-TV news anchor Dawne Gee will moderate.

The noon event will be at the Kentucky Center for African American Heritage, 1701 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd. Doors will open at 11:45 a.m.

UofL’s College of Arts and Sciences, through its Office for International, Diversity and Engagement Programs, sponsors the UofL NETWORK luncheon series with Brown-Forman Corp. NETWORK is an acronym for New Energy to Work Out Racial Kinks. The program provides a forum for ongoing discussions of community issues with university faculty, business, civic and community leaders.

Reservations and advance payment are required by Oct. 8 for the $25 luncheon event by contacting Clest Lanier, 502-852-3042 or cvlani01@louisville.edu, or Marian Vasser, 502-852-2252 or mrvass01@louisville.edu.

 

 

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Judy Hughes
Judy Hughes is a communications and marketing specialist for UofL’s Office of Communications and Marketing, where she works in media relations and contributes to news about the university’s College of Arts and Sciences and Kent School of Social Work. She previously worked in news as a writer and editor for a daily newspaper and The Associated Press.