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New Topics – Leadership and Perseverance Needed to Effect Positive Change
Wednesday, April 17, 2019,5:30 pm - 6:30 pm EDT
The New College Foundation presents Dennis Archer, former mayor of the City of Detroit and associate justice on the Michigan Supreme Court. As mayor of Detroit (1994-2001), he worked to repair the city’s relations with the Detroit suburbs and the local business community through cooperation with suburban business leaders on redevelopment plans for the city.
In 1996, Newsweek named him one of the “25 Most Dynamic Mayors in America.” Archer later served as president of the American Bar Association, becoming the first black president of the organization, which, until 1943, had barred African American lawyers from membership. A graduate of Detroit College of Law, he is chairman emeritus of the Dickinson Wright law firm in Detroit.
The event is free; reserve your seats at https://donate.ncf.edu/newtopics2018019