Father Pfleger to speak at Chicago-area college

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Speaking out: Rev. Michael Pfleger, of St. Sabina Church in Chicago, will give a talk on “Leading a Community: Advocating for the Disenfranchised,” on June 3 at Governors State University's Center for Performing Arts. | File photo

Governors State University begins its Dynamic Leadership Lecture Series with featured speaker Father Michael L. Pfleger on Monday, June 3, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., in the Center for Performing Arts, on the GSU campus. His presentation, “Leading a Community: Advocating for the Disenfranchised,” is free and open to the public

Father Pfleger, senior pastor of Saint Sabina Church in Chicago, is known for his commitment to equality and passionate stance against injustice. He has been recognized for his fight against alcohol and tobacco billboards, drugs, and racism. His work has been profiled in the national media and he has been honored for his achievements with numerous regional and national awards.

This event is sponsored by the College of Business and Public Administration. Advance registration is not required. Everyone is welcome. Governors State University is located at 1 University Parkway, University Park, Illinois.

More information is at (708) 235-2222.