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Well Read with Patricia Parker: “Ella Baker’s Catalytic Leadership: A Primer on Community Engagement and Communication for Social Justice”
May 26 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
As part of the University Libraries’ Well Read series, Patricia Parker will discuss her book, “Ella Baker’s Catalytic Leadership: A Primer on Community Engagement and Communication for Social Justice.”
She will be joined in conversation by Monica Figueroa, interim librarian for inclusive excellence at the University Libraries. Parker will also answer audience questions.
Ella Baker (1903–1986) was an influential African American civil rights and human rights activist. For five decades, she worked behind the scenes with people in vulnerable communities to catalyze social justice leadership. Her steadfast belief in the power of ordinary people to create change continues to inspire social justice activists around the world.