Dorothy Cotton-Civil Rights Icon: Celebration of Her Life and Legacy


When: Saturday, August 11th, 2018
Time: 2:00 – 4:30 pm
Where: Bailey Hall, 230 Garden Ave, Cornell University Campus, Ithaca, NY
Cost: FREE and open to the public

Dorothy Foreman Cotton passed peacefully on June 10th. While many of us mourn her passing, this event will be a celebration of her extraordinary life and a legacy that has truly changed not only our nation but the world.
Guests and speakers include the Honorable John R. Lewis, Ambassador Andrew Young, Reverend William Barber, and others who knew and admired Dorothy Cotton and her life’s work. The Dorothy Cotton Jubilee Singers will be performing songs of inspiration and praise in the African American tradition.
Tickets are NOT available online.
Free tickets are available at several locations:
  • Downtown Ithaca Visitor Center, 171 Center Ithaca, on the Commons
  • Tompkins County Public Library, 101 East Green St, Ithaca
  • 119 Anabel Taylor Hall, 548 College Ave, on Cornell  Campus
  • Africana Library, 310 Triphammer Rd, on Cornell Campus
  • Greater Ithaca Activities Center, 301 W Court St, Ithaca, NY
  • Southside Community Center, 305 S Plain St, Ithaca, NY

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