Marlon Peterson: MLK Celebration Keynote Speaker

Marlon Peterson was honored by Ebony Magazine as one of America's 100 most influential and inspiring leaders in the Black community. He is also an Aspen Ideas Festival Scholar, and Fall 2016 TED Resident.

Marlon is the host of the Decarcerated podcast, which highlights the journeys of success of people who have spent time in prison. He is also the founder and chief re-imaginator of The Precedential Group, a social justice consulting firm, and a 2015 recipient of the prestigious Soros Justice Fellowship.

Marlon spent his entire 20's in New York State prisons. Since his release, his work has focused in the following areas: youth development, violence prevention, criminal justice, race & gender justice.   

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 4:30pm

Emerson Suites

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