Rise: Honoring a Dream
Discussion Group


Join us for an intimate conversation with Ambassador J. Steven Rhodes.  He served as the former ambassador for Zimbabwe and was a key contributor in establishing the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. national holiday.  Come hear how ethics and leadership have shaped his life’s work.

  • Welcome and introductions (10 minutes)
  • Guest Lecture – Ambassador Rhodes (45 minutes)
  • Questions and conversations (20 minutes)
  • Closing remarks and thank you message

All are encouraged to attend participate in this inspirational event.

The event will be held in LAC, P Bldg. Courtyard. Gourmet Coffee, tea, and dessert bar is the planned menu for the event.

Please note for Accommodations: At least 72 hours prior to the event, (562) 938-4558 (voice), (562) 353-4217 (videophone), & dsps-staff@lbcc.edu // Sign Language Interpreting, please contact Stephanie Bonales at sbonales@lbcc.edu or (562) 938-4918.
Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) services, 5 business days prior to the event, please contact HR Analyst: Jaymee Hunt 562-938-4547 | j2hunt@lbcc.edu or Sonia Leticia Vélez 562.938.4323 | svelez@lbcc.edu. *requests are based on provider availability*