Open to the public: Lori Sturdevant discusses Minnesota women’s search for equity

Lori Sturdevant, editorial writer and columnist at the Star Tribune, and Phil Duran, legal director of OutFront Minnesota, are the guest speakers in a series of talks open to the public and presented in the master’s level Topics in Advocacy (MAPL 668) course.

Lori will begin the discussion at 9 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 6, in the Saint Paul Campus library, room 306 with a talk about the history of the search for equity by Minnesota women and will be framed around her recent book, Her Honor: Rosalie Wahl and the Minnesota Women’s Movement, about Minnesota’s first female Supreme Court Justice.

OutFront Minnesota Legal Director Phil Duran.
OutFront Minnesota Legal Director Phil Duran.

At 10:30 a.m., Phil will discuss equity as it pertains to the LBGTQ community.

The event is the third in the speaker series presented in the course taught by Wy Spano, program director for the Master of Advocacy and Political Leadership Program in the College of Management. MAPL 668, Topics in Advocacy is an elective in the MAPL program, offered every other semester with the subject matter and focus selected by vote of MAPL students. For this semester the focus is Equity with leaders from various communities addressing the subject for their group.