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Juanita Evangeline Moore, Civil Rights Speaker, Tuesday, February 6

Updated on: Feb 5, 2007 @ 4:51:00 pm

Juanita Evangeline Moore, civil rights speaker
February 6, 2007;
Reception: 3:00-4:00pm;
Speaker: 4:00pm-6pm; UCF Library Rm 223
Sponsored, in part, by the Office of the Provost and the UCF Library.
Juanita Evangeline Moore, daughter of slained civil rights leaders
Harry T. and Harriet V. Moore, was born and raised in Mims, Florida. She attended Mims Elementary School, Titusville High School, and Bethune Cookman College. She graduated in 1951 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Education. Following graduation she moved to Washington DC taking a position at the U.S. Department of Labor. Her government employment continued at the U.S. Department of State, in the Public Affairs Department and The Foreign Service Institute. Ms. Moore then transferred to the U.S. Department of the Navy in Jacksonville, FL in 1976. After 33 years in the U.S. Government service, she retired in 1985.
Juanita Evangeline Moore now resides in Washington. DC and spends her time assisting her son in raising her grandson. She delivers speeches about her father, Harry T. Moore, who was America's first Civil Rights martyr. In a continuous effort to keep her parent's legacy alive she serves on the Board of Directors assisting six memorial sites in Florida. She also serves as the liaison between her church, St. Christopher's Episcopal and the Washington Diocese Episcopal Senior Ministries Program.

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