Topeka
Topeka

Brown v Board 1954: Hear Our Voices

On May 10, 2019 from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm at the Topeka Performing Arts Center hear keynote speaker Carlton Waterhouse of Howard University followed by Brown v Board 1954 plaintiff era stories about the black neighborhoods, life, times, and culture in the 1940's and 1950's, and a short note of education circumstances for other minority and disadvantaged groups at the time. Also, hear plaintiff-era students' assessment of the intervening 65 years and advice to advance the unfinished agenda of Brown v Board.

Student art will be on display. Lunch included.

Parking arrangements:
On-Street:  Most on-street parking ($1.00 per hour) is only 2 hours
Parking Garage: Crosby Place at 108 SW 8th ($1.00 per hour) – 1.5 blocks
Park-and-Shop at 615 SE Quincy ($1.00 per hour) – 1 block
City All-Day Lot:  800 Madison Lot ($5.00 per day, stop at 620 Madison first to pay and get dashboard pass) – 2 blocks
State Lot #4:   10th and Topeka  (Free) – 6 blocks walk OR free event shuttle bus 7:30-8:30 AM and 1:30-2:30 PM

Other Transportation:
ADA accessible entrances:  from Quincy Street (west) side
See free parking shuttle above 
Metro bus from home:  ($2.00 per ride) to Quincy Station (Metro hub) – ½ block

Brown v Board 1954: Hear Our Voices