Grand Opening of the Damon J. Keith Center for Civil Rights
As a member of the federal judiciary, Judge Keith has consistently stood as a courageous defender of the constitutional and civil rights of all people.
The Damon J. Keith Center for Civil Rights honors the life and legacy of Judge Keith by carrying out his vision for civil rights. The Keith Center will advance learning, attract talented faculty, students and lecturers, enhance programming, and promote civil rights in one of the most culturally rich and diverse cities in the United States. The Keith Center will have active programs of legal studies and will promote community engagement.
The 10,000-square-foot Keith Center building will feature an exhibit area, meeting space, conference space and a 60-person lecture hall. It will also house an exhibit area that features Judge Keith’s life and work and focuses on civil rights.
10 a.m. Dedication ceremony and ribbon cutting with open house and reception to follow.