Don Edwards Lecture Series
Professor James Brent
Edwards Lecture Series Director
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The Don Edwards Lecture series was launched in 1995 by friends and admirers of Congressman Edwards with the goal of enabling students to meet and hear the stories of prominent men and women who have shaped our history. Previous speakers include Hon. Don Edwards, Hon. Norman Mineta, Hon. Leon Panetta, Senator Barbara Boxer, Representative Zoe Lofgren, Mervin Field, Kevin Starr, Erin Brockovich-Ellis, Gloria Steinem and Dolores Huerta, to name a few.
The lecture series is funded by sponsorships and an endowment. Click "Give Now" to support this program.
Don Edwards Lectures Speakers
|2019||Maya Esparza San Jose City Council, Joseph Kopser Veteran and Joseph Mantz Veteran|
|2017||California Supreme Court Chief Justice Tani Cantil- Sakauye|
|2016||Judge Thelton Henderson|
|2015||Fomer Congressman George Miller|
|2014||Professor Larry Gerston|
|2013||Former California Governer Gray Davis and U.S. District Judge Vaughn R. Walker|
|2012||Former San Jose Mayors Hon. Ron Gonzales, Hon. Susan Hammer, Hon. Janet Gray - Hayes, Hon. Chuck Reed|
|2011||Former Assembly Speaker Fabian Nunez|
|2010||Michele Norris of National Public Radio|