Dignity and Justice for Urban America


Location: 101 DeBartolo Hall

Join the Center for Social Concerns as they present the lecture Dignity and Justice for Urban America. Speaker: Malik Nevels.

Malik Nevels is the executive director for the Illinois African American Coalition for Prevention (ILAACP) where he is responsible for fundraising, board and staff development, strategic planning, marketing and communications, and fiscal management for a $1.5M+ statewide membership-based charitable organization that builds safe, healthy, and resilient African American children, families, and communities.
He has served on a number of statewide taskforces including, but not limited to, the Illinois Bullying Prevention Taskforce, State Health Improvement Plan Planning Team, and the Illinois After-School Funding Policy Taskforce. In 2011, Malik was appointed to the United States Commission on Civil Rights–Illinois State Advisory Board.

Established in 2005, ILAACP is a statewide, membership-based charitable organization that strengthens prevention systems, policies, and programs in underserved communities through culturally-relevant research, training, and advocacy.