Monroe High School Junior, Delaney Barker, recently attended the EHS Spring Lecture Series: Celebrating Social Justice Milestones, which was held at Miami University. The series featured speaker Marian Wright Edelman.
Marian Wright Edelman, is the founder and president of the Children's Defense Fund. She has been an advocate for disadvantaged American's her entire professional life. A graduate of Spelman College and Yale Law School, Edelman was the first black woman admitted to the Mississippi Bar and directed the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund office in Jackson, Mississippi.