Sat, Sep 30|
Family Resource Center
NAACP Salad Supper Fundraiser 2023: “Salvaging the Beloved Community from the Nightmare of the Lost Cause”
Come enjoy a community Salad Supper and hear our guest speaker, Dr. Myron Jackson. This is a fundraiser for the Leroy Jackson Memorial Scholarship.
Time & Location
Sep 30, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Family Resource Center, 1528 Webster Rd, Sylva, NC 28779, USA
About the event
The Jackson County NAACP invites you to a scholarship fundraising Salad Supper, which is a fundraiser for the Leroy Jackson Memorial scholarship. Last school year we awarded $3,000 to a graduating Jackson County high school senior. We will have a silent auction and will have a guest speaker: Dr. Myron Jackson. Dr. Myron Moses Jackson is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Religion at WCU. Prior to joining WCU he held the Besl Chair of Ethics, Religion, and Society at Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio. Dr. Jackson is widely published in Educational Theory, Dewey Studies, Journal of School & Society, The Pluralist, Essays in the Philosophy of Humanism, and other presses, domestic and international. Entering a twentieth year of teaching at seven institutions, Jackson is a lifelong educator and scholar. His forthcoming book is entitled Ironic American Exceptionalism: An Anatomy of Open Selves.