CSUSM Welcomes Ashley Walker to Kick-Off Arts & Lectures Series

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media Contact: Margaret Lutz | mlutz@csusm.edu

California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) welcomes leading human rights activist and pioneer Ashley Walker to kick-off the University's fall Arts & Lectures Series, on Tuesday, September 14 at 7 p.m. with her lecture titled, Creating the Beloved Community: Working in Coalition for Social Justice.

Ms. Walker's lecture is co-sponsored by the Social Justice and Equity Project at CSUSM. Admission is free and open to the community. For more information about CSUSM Arts and Lectures events, call (760) 750-8889 or visit www.csusm.edu/al

Who: Ashley Walker, human rights activist and pioneer; Ms. Walker has received widespread recognition for her vital work and numerous awards including the ACLU Helen Marston Award (2009) and the Susan B. Anthony Award from the National Organization for Women.

What: Lecture: Creating the Beloved Community: Working in Coalition for Social Justice

When: Tuesday, September 14, 2010 at 7 p.m.

Where: California State University San Marcos - Clarke Field House/University Student Union, Rm. 113

About California State University San Marcos
California State University San Marcos combines the ambiance of a mid-sized, personal, modern campus with the unequaled value of the California State University. Since its founding in 1989, the campus has distinguished itself. Students benefit from the latest facilities and equipment, a superb faculty that enjoys teaching, and a rigorous academic program that prepares students for a successful life in and out of the workplace. A recent survey reported that our annual spending in the region was $161 million, generating a total impact of $307 million on the regional economy. 85 percent of CSUSM's alumni stay in the region. CSU San Marcos is located on a 304-acre hillside overlooking the city of San Marcos. It is 15 miles east of the ocean; just 30 miles north of downtown San Diego.