NAACP President, CEO to Speak at SIUC Student Center

NAACP President, CEO to Speak at SIUC Student Center

CARBONDALE – Derrick Johnson, president and CEO of the NAACP since 2017, will speak at Southern Illinois University Carbondale on April 11.

Johnson will discuss “Leading the Fight for Justice, Equity and Equality” from 3 to 4 p.m. in the Student Center Ballrooms. A meet and greet will follow from 4 to 5 p.m. There is no cost to attend and the event open to the public.

Johnson will also participate in the Phi Kappa Phi honor society induction ceremony and reception later the evening of April 11 at Morris Library.

For additional details about Johnson’s visit, contact the Chancellor’s Scholars Program at 618-453-4628 or scholarships@siu.edu or the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at diversity@siu.edu or 618-453-1186.

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