A Dialogue with Sherrilyn Ifill '84


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Friday, February 22, 2019


4:00 pm


Vogelstein Center for Drama and Film 106-Martel Theater

Please join members of the campus and local community for
A Dialogue with Civil Rights Attorney and Trailblazer Sherrilyn Ifill ’84, President and Director-Counsel for the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund.

· Leading strategist and expert on political and civil rights issues
· Litigator of the landmark Supreme Court voting rights case "Houston Lawyers’ Association vs. Attorney General of Texas"
· Critically acclaimed author of "On the Courthouse Lawn: Confronting the Legacy of Lynching in the 21st Century"
· Recipient of the 2018 AAVC Spirit of Vassar Award

Sponsored by the Alumnae/i Association of Vassar College (AAVC)

Lisa Tessler

Office of Alumnae/i Affairs and Development