SOPL Lecture Series - "Re-Integration"

Prof. Wayne Eastman, professor at Rutgers Business School and former member of the South Orange-Maplewood Board of Education will be coming to South Orange Library to present a lecture on Re-Integration. It promises to be a thought-provoking afternoon.

All and welcome and refreshments will be served.

Contact Information
  1. Phyllis Kalb
  2. 973-762-0230
  3. PKalb@sopl.org
Thu, January 30
1:00 pm — 2:15 pm
Add to My Calendar 01/30/2020 1:00pm 01/30/2020 2:15pm America/New_York SOPL Lecture Series - "Re-Integration"

Prof. Wayne Eastman, professor at Rutgers Business School and former member of the South Orange-Maplewood Board of Education will be coming to South Orange Library to present a lecture on Re-Integration. It promises to be a thought-provoking afternoon.

All and welcome and refreshments will be served.

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