2014-15 Fellow Named

Julian Bond, a driving force for social change for more than 50 years — as a civil rights leader, politician, scholar, and writer — has been named the 2015 Fred and Rita Richman Distinguished Fellow in Public Life.

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Richman Fellows are selected from among individuals active in public life whose contributions have had a significant impact on improving American society, strengthening democratic institutions, advancing social justice or increasing opportunities for all citizens to realize and share in the benefits of this nation.

The Richman Distinguished Fellow in Public Life was created by Brandeis alumna Dr. Carol Richman Saivetz '69, along with her children, Michael Saivetz '97 and Aliza Saivetz Glasser '01, in honor of Carol's parents, Fred and Rita Richman. The award is funded by the generosity of the Richman and Saivetz families.

The Richman Distinguished Fellowship in Public Life is hosted by the International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life on behalf of the Office of the President.

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