THE LOUIS STOKES LEADERSHIP SYMPOSIUM on Social Issues and the Community

Submitted by JGratry on Thu, 10/13/2005 - 12:29.
10/17/2005 - 16:00

Monday, October 17
5 p.m.

Allen Memorial Medical Library
Ford Auditorium
11000 Euclid Avenue

Congressman  Melvin L. Watt is chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, a
43-member legislative and advocacy organization whose members were elected by
their communities to the U.S. House of Representatives. Congressman Watt has
represented the Charlotte, North Carolina, area since 1992. In addition, Mr.
Watt is a member of the House Committee on Financial Services and the House
Committee on the Judiciary. He serves as ranking member on the Subcommittee on
Commercial and Administrative Law of the Judiciary Committee.

The Louis Stokes Symposium, sponsored by the Office of the President, is a
public forum dedicated to leadership in public service and civic engagement as
espoused by U. S. Congressman Louis Stokes. The symposium provides a platform
for an individual who exemplifies these qualities to lead a thought-provoking
discussion among members of the Greater Cleveland community, the Case Western
Reserve University campus, and others about the continuing importance and value
of public leadership at the beginning of the twenty-first century.

The symposium is free and open to the public, but registration is required at by October 14.

Visit the official Web site for Congressman Melvin L. Watt at


Allen Memorial Medical Library Ford Auditorium 11000 Euclid Avenue
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