Speaker Series Begins with Bronx D.A. Oct. 15

10-07-08

Robert T. JohnsonThe Center for Urban Male Leadership at Lehman will host the first of its new "Speaker Series" with Bronx District Attorney Robert T. Johnson on Wednesday, October 15, from 3-5 p.m. in the Lovinger Theatre. His talk is entitled "The Power of Education for Urban Leaders."

Johnson was elected to his office in 1989 and is the first African-American to occupy the post in the history of New York State. A native New Yorker, Johnson is committed to community improvement through drug rehabilitation, community outreach, and crime prevention.

"It is my belief that knowledge is power," explains Adjunct Professor and Center Director Michael Deas. "This series is designed to increase the chance of success for students by empowering them with the most informative and influential speakers possible."

The Center for Urban Male Leadership is dedicated to the success and progressive development of Lehman students, with an emphasis on black and Latino males. It is open to all students.

For more information, call 718-960-2247.

Last modified: Oct 13, 2011

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