A former U.S. attorney general will be this year’s featured speaker at Illinois State’s Martin Luther King Jr. Cultural Dinner.
Loretta Lynch was sworn in as attorney general in April 2015 under former President Barack Obama. She will speak in the Brown Ballroom of the Bone Student Center on Friday, Jan. 26.
Prior to her time as attorney general, Lynch served as the leader of the U.S. attorney’s office in Brooklyn while also serving in a private law practice. She graduated from Harvard.
Lynch is a known advocate for improving relationships between law enforcement and communities, transgender rights and criminal justice reform.
The event is sold out. Those interested in being placed on a waitlist can contact Presidential and Trustee events at (309) 439-8790 or email UniversityEvents@IllinoisState.edu.
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