Jim Johnson To Discuss The Influence Of Martin Luther King In Our Present Day


Join Jim Johnson as he talks about the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King. Jim Johnson is a lawyer and community leader. In 2017 he finished second in a crowded field in the Democratic primary for governor. In 2016, he retired as a partner from Debevoise & Plimpton LLP and has held several senior public positions. He served in the Clinton Administration Under Secretary of the Treasury for Enforcement where he led the Treasury Enforcement Bureaus which included the Customs Service, the Secret Service and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. He also was a federal monitor in connection with a housing settlement and led New Jersey’s Advisory Committee on Police Standards which dealt with the issue of racial profiling. Jim was chair of the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU Law School and serves on Harvard’s Board of Overseers and on the Board of the Montclair Film Festival. Jim was born and raised in New Jersey and lives in Montclair.

When: Monday January 15th, 10:30-11:30am

Where: YMCA OF MONTCLAIR, Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street in Montclair
Free and open to the Community

For more information, contact Washima Redding, Senior Health & Wellness Director, at [email protected] or 973-415-6111.

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