This panel discussion was held on Wednesday, October 17 in the Cannon Chapel sanctuary on the Emory University campus. The event was part of the Laney Program in Moral Leadership’s fall 2018 series, "1968: Lessons from Fifty Years of Change." Award-winning radio journalist Rose Scott, host of “Closer Look” on Atlanta’s National Public Radio station WABE, will moderate. Featured panelists are:
- Maria Gitin, national development consultant and diversity trainer and author of This Bright Light of Ours: Stories from the Voting Rights Fight (University of Alabama Press, 2014)
- Ash-Lee Woodard Henderson, co-executive director of the Highlander Research and Education Center in Tennessee, which serves as a catalyst for grassroots organizing and movement building in Appalachia and the South
- Adelina Nicholls, executive director of the Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights (GLAHR), which develops grassroots leaders and organizations within Georgia’s Latino immigrant communities in order to defend and advance Latinos' civil and human rights.
- Johnny Parham, retired executive director of the Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund (TMSF), a national nonprofit that awards four-year merit scholarships to students attending Historically Black Public Colleges and Universities.
This panel was sponsored by Candler's Laney Legacy in Moral Leadership Program.