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Conversation with David Lawrence Jr.

Wednesday, November 14 at 5:00pm to 7:00pm

ZEB - Ziff Education Building, 150 11200 SW 8 STREET Miami, Fl 33199

David Lawrence Jr. retired in 1999 as publisher of The Miami Herald to work in the area of early childhood development and readiness. He chairs The Children’s Movement of Florida, aimed at making children the state’s top priority for investment and decision-making. In 2002 and 2008 he led successful campaigns for The Children’s Trust, a dedicated source of early intervention and prevention funding for children in Miami-Dade. He is the “founding chair.” 

Before coming to Miami in 1989, he was publisher and executive editor of the Detroit Free Press. Previously he was editor of The Charlotte Observer, and earlier in reporting and editing positions at four newspapers. During his tenure as Miami Herald publisher, the paper won five Pulitzer Prizes.

The first 100 people to RSVP will get a FREE copy of his book, "A Dedicated Life: Journalism, Justice and a Chance for Every Child." 

For more information, please call Caprila Almeida at 305-348-3202 or almeidac@fiu.edu