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Community Cultural Education: History of Voting Rights in Florida

October 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Museum of Science and History Jacksonville presents Dr. Tameka Hobbs for a Community Conversation about the history of voting rights in Florida. Dr. Hobbs is the Executive Director of the A. Philip Randolph Institute for Race, Law, Social Justice, and Economic Policy at Edward Waters University; she is a highly successful and impactful published researcher, author, lecturer, educator, and advocate for equity and positive race relations. Dr. Hobbs will present the history of voting rights in Florida and facilitate a community discussion. Light refreshments are provided. Registration is suggested but not required to attend. The discussion is being livestreamed through the museum’s website.

Community Cultural Education programming at MOSH is part of an ongoing commitment to promoting inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility throughout Northeast Florida communities. MOSH has partnered with local organizations and and individual experts and leaders for a series of programs to bring people together for the good of the Jacksonville community. Programs are sponsored in part by Florida Humanities.

Event Details

Event Date/time:

October 21 @ 6:00 pm -
October 21 @ 8:00 pm

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Presenter Information:
Dr. Tameka Hobbs, Executive Director, A. Phillip Randolph Institute for Race, Law, Social Justice , and Economic Policy at Edward Waters University; Keynote Presenter Dr. Anthony Mortimer, Vice President of Education and Exhibits, MOSH Jacksonville; facilitator
Event Fee:
Free
Event Type:
Hybrid
Event Registration Link:
Register Here

Event Contact:

Anthony Mortimer
Phone:
(904) 396-6674

Event Venue:

Museum of Science and History Jacksonville
1025 Museum Cir
Jacksonville, Florida 32207
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Phone:
(904) 396-6674

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