Name of Engagement
JMU Civic's Constitution Day Hosts Activist Carolyn Quilloin Coleman
JMU Center for Civic Engagement
At this year's JMU Civic Constitution Day, activist Carolyn Quilloin Coleman served as a guest speaker.
In April 1969, Carolyn Quilloin Coleman who started her activism work as a teenager protesting segregation in Savannah, Georgia, organized the NAACP-sponsored Youth Mobilization conference in Washington, D.C. that brought together 2,000 young people from 33 states to lobby Congress in support of youth voting rights.
Involves Faculty, Involves Staff, Involves Students, Involves Participants External to JMU
JMU Campus Scope, National Scope
Areas of Engagement
Civic Engagement, Engaged Learning