Claflin University is one of four HBCUs around the country selected to participate in UNCF’s “Voices for the Future” event sponsored by the NFL’s Inspire Change on Tuesday, October 20, at 6 p.m. EST. "Voices of the Future" is devoted to uncovering the challenges HBCU students face in a virtual discussion about racial profiling, the criminal justice system, and systemic change for the next generation.
The event will feature entrepreneur and philanthropist Pinky Cole as the event’s keynote speaker along with a special NFL guest speaker.Claflin sophomore and presidential scholar, Lauren Tolbert (pictured above), is a featured panelist.
"Claflin’s recent work with our Center for Social Justice and Pathways from Prison Program and our continued commitment to social justice was one of the many reasons we were selected to participate in the upcoming event,." said Dr. Belinda Wheeler, director of The Center for Social Justice and the Pathways from Prison Program, and associate professor of English.
To register for the event, please click here