Dear Colleagues, I've attached a flyer and an email for an upcoming program that may be of interest to you and your school. It's a lecture, Q&A and book signing with Congressman and civil-rights activist John Lewis who will be speaking this Saturday, Sept. 20th at 2 pm at the Calvary Presbyterian Church on civil rights and the continuing march for equality. The event is free for youth and suggested donations $10. for adults. Congressman Lewis is a powerful speaker who has dedicated his life to promoting civil rights. Adam Hochschild, a journalist, historian and co-founder of *Mother Jones*, will be moderating the program. In addition, the photo exhibit "Civil Rights: 1963-1965" by Matt Herron will be on display. Photojournalist Herron documented the Civil Rights struggle in the Deep South for *Life, Look, Time *and *Newsweek*. Matt Herron published *Mississippi Eyes: The Story and Photography of the Southern Documentary Project *this year to honor the 50th Anniversary of Freedom Summer. Please share with students, faculty, staff, and friends! Hope you can come! Thank you, Mary Anne McGill *High School Lecture Series* *Saturday, September 20* *2:00 pm Lecture* Book Signing to Follow *Location* Calvary Presbyterian Church 2515 Fillmore Street San Francisco, CA 94115 *Reservations & Information:* sfwaldorf.org/march <http://click.icptrack.com/icp/relay.php?r=16305038&msgid=945220&act=CX15&c=166377&destination=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.sfwaldorf.org%2Fmarch> events@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <events@xxxxxxxxxxxxx?subject=John%20Lewis%20Lecture> 415-875-7212 Suggested Donation $10 *Co-Sponsored By* [image: Books Inc.] <http://click.icptrack.com/icp/relay.php?r=16305038&msgid=945220&act=CX15&c=166377&destination=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.booksinc.net%2F> *sfwaldorf.org/march <http://click.icptrack.com/icp/relay.php?r=16305038&msgid=945220&act=CX15&c=166377&destination=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.sfwaldorf.org%2Fmarch>* *Lecture with Congressman John Lewis* with Andrew Aydin, Congressional Aide moderated by Adam Hochschild, co-founder *Mother Jones* *March: Book One* A Champion for Civil Rights on the Continuing March for Equality *[image: Congressman John Lewis (c) 2010 Ned Ahrens]Please join us for a powerful and in-depth discussion with Civil Rights leader John Lewis and Andrew Aydin on the continuing struggle for equality, justice and freedom for all.* Congressman John Lewis of Georgia's 5th District, is an American icon, one of the key figures of the Civil Rights Movement. His commitment to justice and nonviolence has taken him from an Alabama sharecropper's farm to the halls of Congress, from a segregated schoolroom to the 1963 March on Washington, and from being beaten by state troopers to receiving the Medal of Freedom from the first African-American president. Lewis was a leader in many of the most dramatic campaigns of the movement: the lunch counter sit-ins, the Freedom Rides and the March on Washington where he gave a speech (he is now a sole surviving speaker of the March) as well as the historic march in Selma, Alabama. He has been an apostle of nonviolent civil disobedience in his pursuit of justice and is one of America's most courageous champions of human rights. To inspire a new generation to engage in the continuing battle for human rights, Congressman Lewis and Andrew Aydin recently authored *March: Book One*, a graphic novel, on Lewis' lifelong struggle for civil and human rights, and a meditation "on the distance traveled since the days of Jim Crow and segregation." National Book Award-nominated historian Adam Hochschild, moderator, is one of the co-founders of *Mother Jones* magazine and author of many books including *King Leopold's Ghost: a Story of Greed, Terror and Heroism in Colonial Africa*. He teaches at the Graduate School of Journalism at the UC Berkeley. -- Mary Anne McGill Librarian / Literary Magazine Advisor San Francisco Waldorf High School 470 West Portal Avenue San Francisco, CA 94127 Tel: 415-213-6122 Fax: 415-431-1712 E-mail: mmcgill@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Web: http://www.sfwaldorf.org/high-school "Know yourself. Know the world."
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