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University Women of Color – Fall Welcome Event
Women Who Soar Make History
Guest Speaker: Peggy Flanagan

Peggy Flanagan is a member of the White Earth Band of Ojibwe. She was elected to the Minneapolis School Board in 2004, and is the first Native American on the Board of Education. Peggy Flanagan is the Director of Community Outreach for the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party. Prior to working for the Minnesota DFL, Flanagan was the coordinator of Urban Immersion Service Retreats for the Greater Minneapolis Council of Churches and the Project Manager of Parents Plus, a school readiness program at the Division of Indian Work. In 2004, she was also the Native American Community Coordinator for the Kerry-Edwards Coordinated Campaign in Minnesota. Flanagan serves on the Board of Directors for Parents United Network and Progressive Minnesota, is a Big Sister through Big Brothers Big Sisters school-based mentoring program at Anishinabe Academy in Minneapolis, and is active in her faith community. Flanagan received a degree in Child Psychology and American Indian Studies from the University of Minnesota.

This is part of University Women of Color ‘Institutional Change in Challenging Times speaker series’ sponsored by a grant from the Office for University Women Special Grants Program.

Date: Tuesday, September 27, 2005
Time: 2:00-3:30pm

Place: Basic Sciences & Biomedical Engineering
312 Church St SE –
East Bank
Atrium area lower level

For disability accommodations or special dietary requests please call Michelle Jacobs Tillman at 612-625-1105. To RSVP, please reply to this email ( or call Michelle at 612-625-1105.
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