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Thursday, October 04, 2018Community Event


Ugandan entrepreneur and human rights innovator Derreck Kayongo will be the keynote speaker for the 11th annual Ray, Mary & Nita Giles Symposium for Citizenship and Public Service.

The 2018 symposium will be held on Oct. 4 at 7:30 p.m. in the Te Ata Memorial Auditorium and is free and open to the public.

An expert in environmental sustainability and global health, Kayongo founded the Global Soap Project as an international aid organization that collects discarded soap from hotels, reprocesses and distributes it to vulnerable populations. Known for his optimistic energy, he was named a CNN Hero in 2011. Kayongo was chosen to be the new CEO for the National Center for Civil and Human Rights in downtown Atlanta in 2015.  Born in Uganda in 1970, Kayongo later immigrated to the United States and graduated from the prestigious Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.

Thursday, October 04, 2018 7:30 PM thru 09:30 PM

Te Ata Memorial Auditorium 

1727 W. Alabama

Chickasha, OK 73018 

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