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Pathways to Thriving Communities – Necessary Trouble: Thinking with the Legacy of John R. Lewis

April 6, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm  |  Virtual Event


“These young people are saying we all have a right to know what is in the air we breathe, in the water we drink, and the food we eat. It is our responsibility to leave this planet cleaner and greener. That must be our legacy.” ― John Lewis

Ready for some Necessary Trouble? In anticipation and in honor of the dedication of John R. Lewis College at the University of California, Santa Cruz, the Division of Social Sciences, Colleges Nine and Ten, the Institute for Social Transformation, and the Center for Racial Justice are organizing five events centered on topics exemplified by the life of Representative John Lewis.

Featured Speakers:

Alicia Riley

Nancy N. Chen

James Doucet-BattleRegister

At UC Santa Cruz, we believe that the real change is us. This series will highlight the efforts of faculty, students, staff, community leaders, and alumni in their commitments to social and racial justice, civic engagement and democracy. It is an opportunity for us all to reflect on how we can help carry John R. Lewis’ legacy forward in the future.


April 6, 2022
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm