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Political Science & Law Salon Series: Brigid Harrison in Conversation with Elena Perez
November 12, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFree
With the 2020 Presidential race in full swing, the many facets of the election – polling, political parties, campaigns and the roles of interest groups – will take center stage at Montclair State University in a series of salon-style conversations hosted by Brigid Callahan Harrison, professor of Political Science and Law.
Elena Perez is an 18-year old student activist from Lyndhurst, NJ. She founded the Bergen County chapter of March for Our Lives after the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida and she now serves as the organization’s State Director of New Jersey. Perez is also an advocate for mental health awareness, women’s issues and racial and LGBTQ equality. When she is not organizing or lobbying, Elena enjoys reading and attending Broadway musicals.
Event location: School of Communication and Media – 1040
This event is co-sponsored by the Department of Political Science and Law, the College of Humanities & Social Sciences, The College of the Arts, the School of Communication and Media, and the Center for Student Involvement, the Political Science Club, College Republicans, & College Democrats at Montclair State University & InsiderNJ.