Dorothy Day Lecture Series
Reverend Liz Walker | 4.26.15
Registration to open in early 2015
Reverend Liz Walker is an ordained minister, community activist, documentary film producer and co-founder of the humanitarian organization My Sister’s Keeper, which focuses on economic and educational initiatives for Sudanese women and girls. Reverend Walker comes to this work after 21 years as Boston’s first African American Television News Anchor on WBZ TV.
A graduate of Harvard Divinity School, Reverend Walker has long been actively involved in many community service organizations and projects. She has a special interest in the victims and survivors of domestic violence, and helped found the Jane Doe Safety Fund, a multi-million dollar statewide anti-violence initiative that works on policy and supports domestic abuse shelters and safe houses around the Commonwealth.
Reverend Walker currently is the Pastor of Roxbury Presbyterian Church and the chair of the Roxbury Presbyterian Church Social Impact Center responsible for the creation of the community’s first Science Technology Engineering and Math Academy (with construction to be completed in 2017). She is a member of the Core Strategy Team of the Greater Boston Interfaith Organization and serves on the Board for the New England Chapter of the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund.
Lecture Video: Inaugural Speaker – Sister Simone Campbell, SSS | 4.27.14
Emmanuel College Class of 1971 Dorothy Day Inaugural Lecture from Emmanuel College on Vimeo.