See No Stranger: An Evening with Valarie Kaur

Thursday, February 23, 2023
6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Robert C. Pew Grand Rapids Campus
Alumni, Community, Faculty, Staff, Students

Shepard Fairey (American, 1970-), Rebirth (Valarie Kaur), screen print, July 5, 2021

Join us for an evening with Valarie Kaur! 

Valarie Kaur is a renowned civil rights leader, lawyer, award-winning filmmaker, educator, innovator, and best-selling author of SEE NO STRANGER. She leads the Revolutionary Love Project to reclaim love as a force for justice. Valarie burst into American consciousness in the wake of the 2016 election when her Watch Night Service address went viral with 40 million views worldwide. Her question “Is this the darkness of the tomb – or the darkness of the womb?” reframed the political moment and became a mantra for people fighting for change.

Learn more about Valarie here!

Valarie will offer a lecture on her book, See No Stranger, followed by a reception and book signing. Light refreshments will be provided. 

Registration is free but required.

Image credits: Shepard Fairey (American, 1970-),  Rebirth (Valarie Kaur) , screen print, July 5, 2021


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Location Information

L.V. Eberhard Center

301 Fulton St W, Grand Rapids, MI 49504


Contact Information

Kaufman Interfaith Institute

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This event was added to the calendar by Kyle Kooyers ( on Tuesday, November 15, 2022 and was last updated on Monday, November 21, 2022 at 10:09 a.m.