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The Student Leadership, Involvement & Community Engagement (SLiCE) office welcomes Dustin Lance Black as the final speaker for the spring 2011 Distinguished Speaker Series. Among other successes, Black won the 2009 Academy Award and Writers Guild of America Award for Best Original Screenplay for “Milk,” starring Sean Penn.
- Mon., Apr. 18th
- Lory Student Center Theatre at 7 p.m.
- Tickets free to CSU students, faculty and staff
- $5 to the public
- Get tickets at the CSU Box Office in Lory Student Center or CSUtix.com.
Mr. Black sits on several civil rights boards, including the American Foundation for Equal Rights (AFER) and the Trevor Project, an LGBTQ teen suicide hotline. Black also engages in speaking opportunities nationwide to promote equal rights, one of which was the famous LGBT March on Washington in October 2009 where he addressed hundreds of thousands of demonstrators at the Nation’s Capital. An accomplished writer, Black has published two books, written for countless publications and was recently named one of the “Top 40 Under 40” and one of the “50 Most Powerful LGBT People in America Today” by OUT Magazine.