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Maurice A. Ferré Institute for Civic Leadership Launch Event

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Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm

GC - Graham University Center, Ballrooms
11200 SW 8th ST 33199, Graham University Center, Miami, Florida 33199

To formally mark the founding of the Maurice A. Ferré Institute for Civic Leadership at FIU, members of the Ferré family will join university leaders for a ceremonial gift signing, followed by a discussion on “Our American Democracy: The Role of Civic Engagement and Leadership in a Free Society.” 


In attendance:

Mercedes Malaussena Ferré, widow of the late Maurice A. Ferré

Ferré family members

Mark B. Rosenberg, president, FIU

John F. Stack, Jr., dean, Steven J. Green School of International & Public Affairs 


Panel discussion:

Agatha Caraballo, assistant chair, Department of Public Policy & Administration

Brian Fonseca, director, Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy

Nicole Bibbins Sedaca, executive vice president, Freedom House

David J. Kramer, director, European and Eurasian Studies Program and senior fellow, Vaclav Havel Program for Human Rights & Diplomacy (moderator)

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