AAST Students Spoke on Illinois Bicentennial Panel

African American Studies students Alexandra and Frederique Desrosiers spoke in a panel discussion with students about their experiences and the benefits of being active citizens. The student discussed how AAST has shaped their civic engagement as part of the Illinois Bicentennial panel with Student Leadership, Civic Engagement, and the University Library.



Alexandra Desrosiers – National Democratic Training Committee
Frederique Desrosiers – UPPF Fellow and current Undergraduate Student Government Vice President
Allyson Nolde – Civic Fellow and Deputy Registrar (volunteer) for Chicago Votes; Communications Head (student leader), UIC Advocacy Coalition; Graduate Assistant/Outreach Coordinator, UIC Gender and Sexuality Center
Nicolas Robledo – 10th Ward Intern & Metropolitan Planning Council
Marvin Slaughter – University of Illinois Office of Government Relations
Jauwan Hall – Deputy Political Director at National Democratic Training Committee