Emory Hosts Kenneth Cole Leadership Forum on "The Impact of Terrorism on Community Building and Social Change"
WHO: Local, national and international community and government
leaders, including former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, former New York
Gov. Mario Cuomo and fashion designer, business executive and community
activist Kenneth Cole
PARKING: Fishburne Deck, 1671 N. Decatur Road, Emory (Access from Fishburne Drive, off Clifton Road)
Community and government leaders will gather at Emory University to discuss terrorism and homeland security and how community building and social change and impacted by them during the first Kenneth Cole Leadership Forum. The forum is the inaugural event for the Kenneth Cole Fellowship in Community Building and Social Change, a comprehensive, 12-month program designed to prepare Emory undergraduates to become part of the next generation of community builders.
Former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo will deliver the opening conference address at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20 in Glenn Memorial Auditorium. Former President Jimmy Carter, who also is University Distinguished Professor at Emory, will deliver the closing address at 4:15 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, in Glenn Memorial Auditorium. Representatives from the U.S. Coast Guard, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Georgia Emergency Medical Services, United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta, the Atlanta Community Food Bank and other organizations will take part in the forum.
The program is a partnership between Emory and The Kenneth Cole Foundation.
Kenneth Cole, a fashion designer, business executive, founder and head
of Kenneth Cole Productions Inc., and a trustee of the Kenneth Cole
Foundation, has long combined social-consciousness messages in marketing
his products. He is a 1976 graduate of Emory College.
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