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Mayor of Gary, Indiana to speak at DePaul

Bowman lecture flyer
On Tuesday, Oct. 23, the School of Public Service at DePaul will host the 24th annual H. Woods Bowman Lecture. All members of the university community are welcome to attend. 

Karen Freeman-Wilson, the first female mayor of Gary, Indiana, and the first African American female mayor in the state, will deliver the keynote address during the lecture. During the event, Freeman-Wilson will discuss her work as a public servant. She has served in the public arena most of her professional life having previously served as the Indiana Attorney General, the Director of the Indiana Civil Rights Commission and the presiding judge of the Gary City Court. She is also a leader in the national drug court movement having served as the CEO of the National Association of Drug Court Professionals and Executive Director of the National Drug Court Institute.

24th annual H. Woods Bowman Lecture
Tuesday, Oct. 23
5:30 reception
6:10 program
14 E. Jackson Blvd., suite 1600