Program Name: The Marion Thompson Wright Lecture Series
Collaborative Partners : Humanities and Creative Arts
DESCRIPTION: Humanities and Creative Arts "The annual Marion Thompson Wright Lecture (MTW) series was co-founded in 1981 by the late Dr. Clement A. Price and Giles R. Wright. Mounted in observance of Black History Month in New Jersey, the MTW Series is one of the nation's most remarkable and longest-running scholarly conference series devoted to the historical literacy of a community. The MTW Series has brought to Newark some of the nation's most significant scholars, and typically draws an audience of more than 700 diverse and civically engaged life-long learners. It is a uniquely memorable experience for both attendees and scholars.
Population Served: High School,College Graduates,Teachers,Professors,Business Professionals,Social Workers,Families/Parents,Community-based Groups,Unprivileged Classes,Disabled,Citizen Groups,First Generation