Sep 17 2020

Recognizing the Importance of Constitution Day: Does My Vote Matter?

11:00 AM

Recognize the importance of Constitution Day with a panelist discussion and Q & A webinar on the impact of your vote.

The Augustus F. Hawkins Foundation and BSU invite you to join panelists as they examine and share perspectives on the prevailing power of the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution as the nation grapples with the concept of civil disobedience in 21st Century American society.


Dr. Diarra Robertson, Chair, Bowie State University Department of History and Government



Demitrius Briscoe, Junior Government Major

LaVita Gardner (’14), Former Executive Director of the Maryland Legislative Black Caucus, congressional staff and owner of The Experience Architect, a strategic communications and event firm. Gardner is a member of the editorial board of the Augustus F. Hawkins Foundation.

Ryan E. Middleton, Esq. Special Assistant to the Chief of Staff at Office of the Prince George's County Executive and immediate past president of the J. Franklyn Bourne Bar Association Inc.

Donald Temple, Esq., Civil Rights Attorney, Constitutional Law Professor and Founder of the Charles Hamilton Houston Pre-Law Institute at Georgetown University Law Center

Dr. Carmen Walker, Professor, Bowie State University Department of History and Government


Click here to join the discussion via Zoom.