Wednesday, April 3 - Noon Era Bell Thompson Multicultural Student Services
Terri "Detroit" Hughes and Film "Lost Angels: Skid Row is My Home"
The presenter, Terri "Detroit" Hughes, is also an advocate/consultant, peer mentor, actress & writer, has lived on Skid Row, the homeless capitol of the world in Los Angeles, for seven years. She was featured in the 2009 movie "The Soloist" starring Jamie Foxx, Robert Downing, Jr. and Catherine Keener. She also has a role in the sequel "Lost Angels" which is being released today.
Terri has turned her life around from being a homeless, 86 pound woman addicted to drugs and suffering from depression and mental illness, to an accomplished compassionate advocate who travels the country to bring the issues of homelessness, poverty, mental illness, and drug addiction to the consciousness of individuals of all ages and walks of life, who have no concept of this whole other society that exists, not only in California, but all across the nation.
Wednesday, April 10 - 7pm Memorial Union Ballroom
Matt Roloff is known for the reality show "Little People, Big World". Roloff is an advocate for all people with differences and travels the country sharing his inspiring stories of overcoming the odds. To learn more about Matt Roloff, visit therolofffamily.com.