Even though this event is scheduled for next Tuesday, I think it is important enough to post about now:

“THE TRUE STATE OF THE UNION: A Panel of community leaders, social activists, and scholars responds to President Bush’s State of the Union address.

Tuesday January 20
8:45 pm
Room 126 East Quad, 701 E. University (between S. University and Hill St.) on the University of Michigan campus.
Co-sponsored by Ann Arbor Area Committee for Peace and U-M Residential College.

The public and press are invited to a public viewing of President Bush’s televised State of the Union address. Before the speech, a representative of the Ann Arbor Area Committee for Peace will welcome attendees and give brief introductory remarks. At the speech’s conclusion, a panel of community leaders, scholars, and social activists will offer responses on topics including the war in Iraq, the economy, environmental issues, education, and domestic social

The panelists include:
– Rev. Mark Lyons, Pastor of Second Baptist Church in Ann Arbor (African American)
– Dr. Rosemary Sarri, U-M professor emeritus, U-M School of Social Work
– Dr. Tom Weisskopf, Director of U-M Residential College and Professor of
– Joe Dulin, Principal of Roberto Clemente High School, Ann Arbor (Alternative High School)
– Megan Owens, Field Director of Public Interest Research Group in Michigan
– Speaker on the war in Iraq (yet to be confirmed). “

Author: Rob