Wilkes University

Past Speaker - Max Rosenn Lecture Series in Law and Humanities

Honorable Cory Booker - Mayor of the city of Newark, NJ
Sunday, October 21, 2012 -- 7:30 p.m.

Topic: "How to Change the World with Your Bare Hands"
Dorothy Dickson Darte Center
Contact: 570.408.4330

About the Speaker

The Honorable Cory A. Booker, 42, is the Mayor of Newark, New Jersey, the largest city in the state of New Jersey. Mayor Booker is presently serving in his second term. Elected with a mandate for change, Mayor Booker began work on realizing a bold vision for the city.

Newark's mission is to set the national standard for urban transformation from marshalling its resources to achieve security, economic abundance and an environment that is nurturing and empowering for individuals and families.

Mayor Booker and his administration, together with the city's residents, have made meaningful strides towards achieving the city's mission by tackling significant challanges with innovation, new coalitions, creative public private partnerships and building off the already existing great foundation in New Jersey's most historic city.  Read More >>>

The spring edition of the Max Rosenn Lecture Series will take place on Sunday, April 21st, 2013. Don't forget to mark you calendars - additional details to follow.