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Wes Moore and Zohra Sarwari are scheduled to speak at UW-Platteville campus.

United We Stand Campaign

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Department of Residence Life believes that all residents have the right to be treated with respect.  The use of hateful language or actions, discrimination, or unequal treatment will not be accepted or allowed.  To support this mission, the department is partnering with UW-Platteville’s Campus Programming and Relations to sponsor speakers dedicated to highlighting diversity education, issues on discrimination, and building an inclusive community on the UW-Platteville campus.  The United We Stand Lecture series is brought to UW-Platteville by the Wilgus Hall Lecture Fund through the UW-Plattevilles Foundation, Department Residence Life, Campus Programming and Relations, and Inclusive Excellence.

To request disability accommodations, pleace contact Robin Gore, Department of Residence Life, 128 Royce Hall, Platteville, WI 53818, 608.342.1845.

Wes Moore

Wes Moore

Friday, September 13, 2013
4:00 pm Velzy Commons, Ullsvik Hall, UW-Platteville Campus

Wes Moore is a youth advocate, Army combat veteran, social entrepreneur, and host of Beyond Belief on the Oprah Winfrey Network. His first book The Other Wes Moore became an instant New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller. For more information on Wes Moore, click here.

Zohra Sarwari

zohra sarwari

Sunday, September 15, 2013
7:00 pm Velzy Commons, Ullsvik Hall, UW-Platteville Campus

Zohra Sarwari is a Muslim author, business coach, entrepreneur, and international speaker living in Indiana, USA. She is the author of more than 12 books,and many E-books. "9 Steps To Achieve Your Destiny" was her first published book.  For more information on Zohra Sarwari, click here.

Emmanuel Jal

emmanuel jal

Sunday, October 20, 2013
7:00 pm Velzy Commons, Ullsvik Hall, UW-Platteville Campus

Emmanuel Jal is a South Sudanese musician and former child soldier. As well as a world recognized hip-hop artist, Jal is also a humanitarian advocate for social justice and human rights.  For more information on Emmanuel Jal, click here.

LZ Granderson

LZ Granderson

Sunday, November 10, 2013
7:00 pm Velzy Commons, Ullsvik Hall, UW-Platteville Campus

LZ Granderson has been named Journalist of the Year by the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association. He writes a weekly column for CNN.com, appears weekly on CNN Newsroom, has a CNN video blog and podcast and appears frequently on "CNN Newsroom", "American Morning" with Ali Velshi, "Newsroom" with Don Lemon, "Anderson Cooper 360", and on HLN.  For more information on LZ Granderson, click here.

Ariel Luckey

ariel luckey

Sunday, March 9, 2013
7:00 pm Velzy Commons, Ullsvik Hall, UW-Platteville Campus

Ariel Luckey is a nationally acclaimed poet, actor and playwright whose performance and community work dances in the crossroads of education, art and activism.  For more information on Ariel Luckey, click here.

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