2011 Symposium on Information and Religion
Fall 2011: Rev. Adam Taylor, World Vision leader, youth activist
Rev. Adam Taylor, vice president of advocacy for World Vision, U.S., spoke at Kent State University on Thursday, Oct. 20, as the featured speaker for the fall symposium hosted by the Center for the Study of Information and Religion in the School of Library and Information Science (SLIS).
Visit http://bit.ly/slis-taylor-web to hear Rev. Adam Taylor's noontime talk about his book, Mobilizing Hope. Then visit http://bit.ly/slis-taylor-pm to hear his evening talk on "The Future of Social Justice Activism for a Post-Civil Rights Generation."Taylor, in his book Mobilizing Hope, draws upon the heritage of faith-based activism to encourage young people to be politically engaged and to fight for justice and human rights.
After earning degrees at Emory University and Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government, Taylor founded and served as executive director of Global Justice, an organization that mobilizes students around issues of global human rights and economic justice. He went on to become a senior political director at Sojourners and a White House Fellow in the Office of Cabinet Affairs, Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs in the Obama administration. Taylor currently serves as the vice president of advocacy for World Vision, U.S. He is also an ordained minister at First Baptist Church in Washington, D.C.
For more information about Taylor and his Kent State appearance, read the article at http://bit.ly/slis-taylor-news.