Kathleen Saadat '74 to speak at Commencement
We are pleased to announce that Kathleen Saadat ’74 will give the address for Reed's 101st annual commencement ceremony on Monday, May 18. An activist and advocate for the rights of women and people of color and for economic justice for all, Kathleen has served Oregon’s LGBTQ community as a mentor and confidant for nearly 40 years. She was a mediator with Portland's King Neighborhood Facility, and a member of the city of Portland's residential care facility licensing board, the community organization and planning committee of United Way, and the first planning committee for Portland's Black Women's Gathering. In 2012, Kathleen returned to Reed as the speaker for SEEDS Centennial Day of Service. Read more about her distinguished career.
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Submitted by Robin Tovey.
Posted on Apr 23, 2015
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