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Guest Speaker(s)

Dr. Frederick "Jerry" Streets

Event Sponsor(s)

Fairfield University

Originating Office

Bennett Center for Judaic Studies



Campus Location

John A. Barone Campus Center; Aloysius P. Kelley, S.J. Center; Egan Chapel of St. Ignatius Loyola, Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts; Gonzaga Auditorium


"Fairfield University's 2011 Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Observance... Dr. Frederick 'Jerry' Streets will be the featured speaker at this year’s Convocation to be held Thursday, Jan. 20 at 3 p.m. in the Quick Center for the Arts. A native of Chicago, Dr. Streets is well known in this region and beyond for his ongoing clinical and pastoral work and commitment to be of service to those in need. He is the Carl and Dorothy Bennett Professor in Pastoral Care at the Wurzweiler School of Social Work at Yeshiva University in New York City. He served as chaplain of Yale University from 1992 to 2007, the first African American and Baptist to hold that position. Dr. Streets was the senior pastor of Mount Aery Baptist Church in Bridgeport from 1975 to 1992. He holds a master of divinity degree from Yale and both master’s and doctoral degrees from Yeshiva."


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Place of Publication

Fairfield, Conn.

Original Format

Paper; color illustrations; 11 x 17 in.


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