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Joe Jones: Empowering Grand Rapids - LIB 100/201 APPROVED!

Date and Time

Friday, October 5, 2018
4:00 p.m.


  • DeVos Center » 122E - Loosemore Auditorium


Growing up as the youngest of nine children on the east side of Detroit, Rev. Joe Jones came to believe early in life that everyone deserves to be treated with dignity and respect, regardless of his or her origin.

Today, Rev. Jones honors this principle through public service in Grand Rapids, where he has served as Second Ward City Commissioner since 2016. Rev. Jones has also been President and CEO of the Grand Rapids Urban League since 2011, leading an organization that promotes economic empowerment and civil rights for minority communities.

Join us as Rev. Jones shares his personal and professional leadership lessons with our Cook Leadership Academy Fellows and our community.

Free and open to the public, registration required. Click here to RSVP. 
Recommended parking: Seward Ramp

LIB 100 Peer Mentor Hosted Event



Rachel Florida
Event Planner, Hauenstein Center
Grand Valley State University
616.331.7071 |



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