Cheryl Brown Henderson to speak at Mount Union College as part of Women?s History Month Celebration.

April 05, 2010


The Mount Union College Center for Public Service and the National Women's History Month Committee will present Cheryl Brown Henderson on Thursday, March 29 at 10:30 a.m. in the Mount Union Theatre.


Cheryl Brown Henderson

Henderson is the daughter of Rev. Oliver L. Brown, who joined 12 other families who filed suit on behalf of their children against the Topeka School Board in 1951. This case was the Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka Kansas which was decided on May 17, 1954.

Henderson has background in education, business, civic leadership, political advocacy, public implementation and federal legislative development. She has served on various local, state and national boards and is founder, president and chief executive officer of the Brown Foundation for Educational Equity, Excellence and Research.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call the Office of Public Affairs and Marketing at (330) 823-6063.

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