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Walking Tour by Catherine Quillman

Coming this Thursday August 21, 2013 in recognition of the 50th anniversary of the famous civil rights march on Washington, author Catherine Quillman leads a guided tour featuring sites related to civil rights activist Bayard Rustin. It starts at Chester County Historical Society (225 N High St) at 5:00pm. After the tour, there are refreshments and a book signing featuring Quillman’s new book “Walking the East End II”. For more information on the event click here or visit http://westchester.patch.com

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Super Week Continues Today

Super Week continues in downtown West Chester today from 4-6pm! Moody’s Analytics is hosting an abridged screening of Brother Outsider, an award winning educational documentary about the fascinating life of Bayard Rustin, a West Chester native.

Right after, there is a Panel Discussion on Diversity in the Workplace. The panel features Bennett Singer, Director of Brother Outsider; Walter Naegle, surviving life partner of Bayard Rustin; and Sandra Altiné, SVP Global Diversity and Inclusion at Moody’s, who will moderate. A networking reception follows.

The event takes place at the Chester County Historical Society, 225 N High Street from 4pm till 6pm. The event is free, but attendees must RSVP by emailing Diversity@moodys.com with your name, title and organization by Wednesday, May 29. For more information, call Esther Jeong at 212-553-4745.

 

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2nd Friday Walking Tours in West Chester

This Friday June 10th at 7PM join historian Thomas M. Walsh at the Justice Center (Market & New Sts) on a guided tour of the Hannum Hill area of early West Chester. The tour will walk by three different stone rows as well as Ogden’s Row and Pottery Row where you’ll enjoy these pre-Civil War neighborhoods. See where Horace Pippin and Bayard Rustin lived. Tour begins at 7pm. Rain date: June 11th. Free parking at the county garage. For more information and registration, go to Chester County Night School.

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