Adanti Student Center - Ballroom
The Southern Connecticut State University Multicultural Center presents
The Social Justice Legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.:
A Celebration Honoring America's Greatest Champion of Social Justice
Featuring a performance-based keynote by Mr. Ron Jones, social activist, educator, writer, actor and the executive director of Dialogues on Diversity, with featured performances from SCSU students.
Ron Jones has been an educator, writer, actor, and social activist for over 25 years. As a founding member of the Program Urban Improv, he did no fewer than 250 workshops a year throughout New England for young people using improvisation as a tool for self-expression and violence prevention. In 2002 Urban Improv won an Emmy Award for Best Children's Programming for the television program "Re:Action."
Jones is the former artistic director and executive director of ImprovBoston, the region's largest and most popular comedy troupe.
He is currently executive director of Dialogues on Diversity, the nation's premier social justice, diversity awareness theater company that annually performs over 100 performances, lectures and workshops in North America. Their program "The Black-Jew Dialogues" was the winner of both Campus Activities Magazine and The Association for the Promotion of Campus Activities (APCA) 2013–2014 "Best Diversity Program" Award. Jones is also the first runner–up for the 2016 Campus Activities Magazines "Best Speaker Award."
Free and open to the public
Phone: (203) 392-5888