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Mayor Kasim Reed to Participate in the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act

Post Date:07/10/2014 1:00 PM
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Mayor’s Office of Communications 
Thế giới cá 55 Trinity Avenue, Suite 2500 • Atlanta, Georgia 30303

Carlos Campos, Interim Director 
404-330-6558, office 
404-617-5073, cell 
cacampos@atlantaga.gov  
Anne Torres, Deputy Communications Director
404-330-6423, office
404-904-2618, cell
amtorres@atlantaga.gov

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 07/10/2014

Media Advisory

Mayor Kasim Reed to Participate in the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act
Mayor Reed will be joined by the HUD Southeast Regional Administrator, civil rights leaders and other federal partners

WHO

Mayor Kasim Reed
Ambassador Andrew J. Young
Dr. Joseph E. Lowery
Dr. C.T. Vivian
Dr. Bernice A. King
Edward Jennings Jr., HUD Southeast Regional Administrator

WHAT:

Mayor Reed will join other civil rights leaders for the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act.

Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act and ended legalized racial discrimination in America. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was the foundation for the Fair Housing Act of 1968, a vital component of HUD’s mission to promote non-discrimination and ensure fair and equal housing opportunities for all.

WHEN:

Friday, July 11, 2014
10:00 a.m.

WHERE:

The King Center
Auditorium
449 Auburn Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30312

 NOTE:  Media wishing to attend must RSVP to Joseph J. Phillips, joseph.j.phillips@hud.gov. For more information, call 678-732-2943.
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