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March 15-17: 41st Annual Pan African Student Leadership Conference

This year's theme is “Pan Africanism: Intersectionality, Building Bridges and Reconnecting to Our Roots.”

2017-03-20
Minnesota State University, Mankato Media Relations Office News Release, 3-7-2017

Mankato, Minn. – The 41st annual Dr. Michael T. Fagin Pan African Student Leadership Conference will be held Wednesday-Friday, March 15-17 at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

The theme of this year’s conference is “Pan Africanism: Intersectionality, Building Bridges and Reconnecting to Our Roots.”

The focus of the conference is to build student leaders and provide an opportunity for academic scholars, students, professionals and community members to discuss issues that affect African-American people.

Conference highlights include keynote speeches by Fagin, the founder of the conference, Wednesday, March 15 from 4-6 p.m. in Centennial Student Union 245, and Shaun King, social justice activist and journalist for the New York Daily News, Thursday, March 16 at 5:30 p.m. in the Centennial Student Union Ballroom.

The conference schedule and registration information are available online.

For more information, contact Briana Williamson, interim director of African American Affairs at Minnesota State Mankato, by phone at 507-389-1459 or by email at briana.williamson@mnsu.edu.

Minnesota State Mankato, a comprehensive university with 15,110 students, is part of the Minnesota State system, which comprises 31 state institutions.

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