The LBJ Foundation is hosting the Summit on Race in America, a seminal event exploring our nation’s continuing racial divide and struggle for equality, on April 8-10 at the LBJ Presidential Library. Co-sponsored by the DDCE, the three-day event will feature an impressive lineup of Civil rights icons, esteemed leaders, activists, musicians, comedians and other artists.
- Madeleine Albright, former Secretary of State
- Dolores Huerta, founder and president of Dolores Huerta Foundation and recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom
- Valerie Jarrett, the longest-serving advisor to President Obama and author of “Finding My Voice”
- Wyclef Jean, Grammy Award-winning musician and actor
- Brittany Packnett, co-host of Pod Save the People and Teach for America’s Vice President of National Community Alliances
- Bryan Stevenson, founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative
- Andrew Young, former UN Ambassador and civil rights icon
More speakers will be announced on the LBJ Foundation website. Attendance is free and open to the public. Tickets will be made available on March 25. For more information, please visit www.LBJSummitOnRace.org.