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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of Iowa

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, May 11, 2015

Media Advisory: “From Selma to Cedar Rapids”

Cedar Rapids, Iowa – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Iowa joins community leaders in a special day of celebrating 2015 Law Day.  The theme, “From Selma to Cedar Rapids” will highlight civil rights workers’ fight for civil rights, including the Selma marches for the right to vote.  The connection between historical events and current day issues will be examined in a series of three presentations at the Veterans Memorial Building.

Area high school students have been invited and will actively participate in program activities designed to empower them to take an active role in their community.  The general public is invited.

Follow this first of a kind event at #CRLawDay2015 and #FromSelma2CR.

 

Event Details

When:  Wednesday, May 13, 2015.

Where: Event begins at the steps of the U.S. Courthouse, 111 7th St SE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, followed by a symbolic march along the river to the Veterans Memorial Building where the program will continue.

Time: 9:00 am. – 2:00 p.m.

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Updated May 11, 2015