Otis Young Lecture Series Presents
Thursday, November 3, 2016
1:30pm: Doane University (Perry Campus Center, Crete, NE)
7:00pm: Keynote Lecture at First-Plymouth Church (20th & D St, Lincoln, NE). $10 donation suggested.
A featured voice by many regional, national, and international media outlets, Rev. Blackmon’s communal leadership and work in the aftermath of the killing of Michael Brown, Jr. in Ferguson, Missouri has gained her both national and international recognition from the White House to the Vatican. She was appointed to the Ferguson Commission by Governor Jay Nixon and co-chaired the Municipal Governance and Court Reform workgroup. In 2016 Rev. Blackmon was appointed to the President’s Advisory Council on Faith-Based Neighborhood Partnerships for the White House. She has received The White House President’s Volunteer Service Award, 2015 Ebony Magazine Power 100 award, and NAACP - Rosa Parks Award.
Co-Sponsored by First-Plymouth Congregational Church and Doane University