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Students as Agents of Transformative Change – Necessary Trouble: Thinking with the Legacy of John R. Lewis

April 13, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm  |  Virtual Event


“Every generation leaves behind a legacy. What that legacy will be is determined by the people of that generation. What legacy do you want to leave behind?” ― 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:

Xavier Livermon

Student Speakers TBDRegister

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 13, 2022
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm