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An Evening with Kay Coles James on Peace, Hope, and Stability in America

December 2, 2020 @ 1:00 pm CST


The UW-Milwaukee College of General Studies and the Thompson Center hosted thought leader Kay Coles James. Kay Coles James spoke on peace, hope, and stability in America, including America’s pursuit of equality and civil rights. Mrs. Coles James is President of The Heritage Foundation, one of America’s premier conservative think tanks. Mrs. Coles James is the Founder of the Gloucester Institute, an organization that trains and nurtures college-age leaders in the African American community. She has an extensive portfolio of experience in state and federal service, having served in the administrations of George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush, including ultimately serving as Director of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management. She also served as Virginia’s Health & Human Resources Secretary.

Cosponsors included the UWM at Waukesha Future Business Leaders, UWM at Waukesha African American Union, UWM at Washington County Student Advocates Association, UWM at Waukesha Student Advocates Association, and UW-Madison AEI Executive Council. Learn more at the UWM website here.