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Former Houston Mayor Parker to discuss ‘Why Cities Matter’ at Rice’s Glasscock School Jan. 28
News Release
Thursday, January 10, 2019

HOUSTON – Former Houston Mayor Annise Parker, president and CEO of the Victory Fund and Victory Institute, will speak at Rice University’s Glasscock School of Continuing Studies Jan. 28 on how Houston and other cities are shaping the world.

This event is free and open to the public. Registration is required at
https://glasscock-info.rice.edu/cities

 

Who: Former Houston Mayor Annise Parker, president and CEO of the Victory Fund and Victory Institute. Parker is an alumna of Rice.

 

What: Free public talk on “Why Cities Matter: Cities as Laboratories.” A reception will follow Parker’s remarks.  

 

When: 7-8:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 28.

 

Where: Anderson-Clarke Center, on the west side of Rice’s campus at Entrance 8 at Stockton Drive and University Boulevard. Media can park nearby in Moody Lot. 

 

Parker’s presentation also serves as a kickoff to a new public Glasscock School short course, Innovative Houston: Local Solutions to Global Challenges, which will convene Rice scholars and other community experts to explore how Houston is serving as a civic laboratory, piloting novel approaches to social, educational, health, economic, environmental and other challenges.   

 

Members of the news media who want to attend Parker's presentation should RSVP to Jeff Falk, associate director of national media relations at Rice, at jfalk@rice.edu or 713-348-6775.

 

For a map of Rice University’s campus with parking information, go to www.rice.edu/maps.





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