The Georgia Regents University chapter of the ONE campaign will host a screening of the documentary “Protest to Progress” which highlights the impact of music and influential people on political initiatives such as the Civil Rights movement and voter registration. As part of this event, Congressman John Barrow will serve as the keynote speaker and will share his story on how his constituents influenced his policy decision making.
Time and location:
8 p.m., Monday, March 17, in University Hall 170.
Background on the ONE Campaign:
ONE is a nonpartisan advocacy organization that host events to raise public awareness and works with political leaders to combat AIDS and preventable diseases, increase investments in agriculture and nutrition, and demand greater transparency in poverty-fighting programs.
Congressman Barrow will not be available for interviews. If you plan to attend, call Danielle Harris by noon on Monday, March 17.
Georgia Regents University is one of four public comprehensive research universities in the state with nearly 10,000 students enrolled in its nine colleges and schools, which include the Medical College of Georgia – the nation’s 13th-oldest medical school – the nationally-ranked Hull College of Business and Georgia’s only College of Dental Medicine. The clinical enterprise associated with the university includes the 478-bed Georgia Regents Medical Center and the 154-bed Children’s Hospital of Georgia. GRU is a unit of the University System of Georgia and an equal opportunity institution. http://www.gru.edu