Where HKS New England alums connect
Time: June 29, 2012 from 6pm to 9pm
Location: The Charles Hotel
Street: One Bennett Street
City/Town: Cambridge, Mass.
Website or Map: http://charleshotel.com/map-d…
Phone: (617) 864-1200
Event Type: dinner
Organized By: Harvard Kennedy School New England Alumni Association
Latest Activity: Jun 13, 2012
Tenth Annual HKS New England Alumni Association Dinner
WHEN: Friday, June 29, 2012
Cocktails at 6 pm. Dinner at 7 pm, followed by a guest speaker.
WHERE: Longfellow Room at The Charles Hotel,
One Bennett Street in Cambridge, Mass.
Featuring guest speaker Dr. Timothy P. McCarthy, author, activist and director of the Carr Center for Human Rights and Social Movements Program at the Harvard Kennedy School, who will speak on:
Does Gay Marriage Matter?: President Obama's Evolution and the Politics of the 2012 Election
And honoring 2012 HKS Outstanding Alumnae Madeline Snow, MPA 2001
Reservations are $65. Plated dinners include steak, salmon and vegetarian entrees.
Please register at http://www.eventbee.com/event?eid=962810242
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Dr. Timothy P. McCarthy is an outspoken advocate for social justice and a respected national leader in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community. Dr. McCarthy was a founding member of Barack Obama's National LGBT Leadership Council and gave expert testimony to the Pentagon Comprehensive Working Group on the repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell." He serves on the boards of the Harvey Milk Foundation and the Harvard Gay and Lesbian Caucus. In 2010, Dr. McCarthy was co-recipient of one of the largest LGBT-related grants ever given by the Ford Foundation.
Dr. McCarthy is a compelling and highly sought speaker. He delivered Harvard's prestigious Nicholas Papadopoulos Lecture in 2009 and was one of the Harvard professors selected to speak at Harvard Thinks Big 2010. His talks include "Does Protest Have a Future?" and "Big Ideas."