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Big Lecture: Jesse Williams

Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Location:
Northridge Center
Cost:
$5
Jesse William poster with event info and picture of actor

 

Associated Students (A.S.) Productions invite all Matadors to the exciting Big Lecture event! Come for a great evening with Jesse Williams: acclaimed actor, producer, and activist. This moderated Q+A will discuss his experience with social activism, intersectionality, as well as his time on Grey’s Anatomy. 

Williams is in his 9th season as Dr. Jackson Avery in ABC’s hit series Grey’s Anatomy. He executive produced the documentary Stay Woke: The Black Lives Matter Movement, which premiered this summer. Williams gained international attention for his acceptance speech when presented with the 2016 BET Humanitarian Award as a champion of civil rights. He currently sits on the Board of Directors of Advancement Project, a leading national civil rights advocacy organization and Harry Belafonte's arts and social justice organization Sankofa.org.For more information on this event and A.S. Productions, please visit csun.edu/as/productions.