#CivilRightsSummit Day 1 Highlights

The first day of the #CivilRightsSummit was busy and full of activity for the LBJ School of Public Affairs. Highlights include a teaser of our upcoming announcement of a planned D.C. campus by Dean Robert Hutchings and an evening address by Former President Jimmy Carter.

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  1. The LBJ School is ready for the #CivilRightsSummit #UTLBJ
    The LBJ School is ready for the #CivilRightsSummit #UTLBJ
  2. Many major national news outlets were on the grounds today to cover the Summit.
  3. More information on the plans for a DC campus coming in late April!
  4. More information on this year's commencement speaker Mayor Julian Castro to be posted to the LBJ School website soon. 
  5. The LBJ School was proud to include Lex Frieden -- policy expert, researcher, and disability rights activist -- to our Thursday panel:  Social Justice in the 21st Century: Empowering Minds, Changing Hearts, and Inspiring Service
  6. A great photo of our Dean on the Ladybird Overlook representing the School on the Longhorn Network.
  7. #UTLBJ School Dean Robert Hutchings discusses the #civilrightssummit with @Longhornnetwork on the Ladybird Overlook. @lbjlibrarynow @utaustintx #gettingitdone
    #UTLBJ School Dean Robert Hutchings discusses the #civilrightssummit with @Longhornnetwork on the Ladybird Overlook. @lbjlibrarynow @utaustintx #gettingitdone
  8. Graham Nash and Jimmy Carter passing in the hallway going to and from their Google Hangouts. 
  9. Post-Google #hangout snapshot of Graham Nash and former President Jimmy Carter at the #civilrightssummit
    Post-Google #hangout snapshot of Graham Nash and former President Jimmy Carter at the #civilrightssummit
  10. And we trended locally as a School! Thanks to all of our students, faculty, staff and alumni for retweeting us all day and into the evening
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