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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Lecture on Social Justice featuring Sister Simone Campbell '77

Tuesday, October 29

Kalmanovitz Appellate Courtroom, King Hall room 1001
4:00 PM

UC Davis School of Law is pleased to present the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Lecture on Social Justice featuring Sister Simone Campbell '77. Campbell will deliver a lecture titled, "We the People: The Challenging Intersection of Law & Politics."

Sister Simone Campbell is the Executive Director of NETWORK, a national Catholic social justice lobby based in Washington, D.C. Campbell is a religious leader, attorney and poet with extensive experience in public policy and advocacy for systemic change. In Washington, she lobbies on issues of peace-building, immigration reform, healthcare and economic justice. Around the country, she is a noted speaker and educator on these public policy issues.

In 2012, she was instrumental in organizing the "Nuns on the Bus" tour of nine states to oppose the "Ryan Budget" approved by the House of Representatives. Campbell was a featured speaker at the 2012 Democratic National Convention, and "Nuns on the Bus" received media attention across the nation.

Campbell has often been featured in the national and international media, including 60 Minutes, The Colbert Report, and The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.

She is a 1977 graduate of UC Davis School of Law.

4:00 P.M. LECTURE
5:00 P.M. RECEPTION 

Kindly RSVP HERE.


For more information, please contact Gia Hellwig at gkhellwig@ucdavis.edu