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Mar
29
Alumni Ticket Prices: Dinner with open bar: $55 Dinner without open bar $45 Come join us and enjoy a glamorous event of jazz music, delicious food, live and silent auctions and great fun and surprises! Tickets will be on sale from late February until mid-March. We are currently soliciting sponsorships as well as in-kind donations for the silent and live auctions!
2014 - 6:30 pm to 11:59 pm
Mar
24
Free and open to the public. Light refreshments provided. This film is based on the true story of Paul Rusesabagina , a hotel manager who housed over a thousand Tutsi refugees during their struggle against the Hutu militia in Rwanda. This screening is part of the commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan Genocide.
2014 - 7:00 pm to 9:15 pm
Mar
21
Free and open to the public. Judith Levine, Ph.D. of Temple University will speak about her new book, Ain't No Trust . Light lunch will be provided. Please RSVP by Wednesday, March 19. Co-sponsored by the Social Work Learning Community on Poverty and Inequality and the National Poverty Center.
2014 - 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Oct
02
Equal pay advocate Lilly Ledbetter will recount her story of discrimination at the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company and the subsequent legal battle that resulted in the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. Her experience resonates with women everywhere who continue to struggle for equity in the workplace.
2013 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Apr
06
Update: The Ford School Charity Auction has been selected to receive the Forever Go Blue Award for Excellence in Philanthropy Beyond the University of Michigan! Flapper style, the Charleston dance, and jazz music will be all the rage on Saturday, April 6th when the Ford School hosts its annual Charity Auction Event. The annual charity auction, in its 15th year, is an entirely student run organization that raises money from either a local, national, or international non-profit organization each year. The entire school votes to select a recipient each year.
2013 - 5:00 pm to 12:00 am

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