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Political strategist, David Cobb, to speak at Loyola University New Orleans

Loyola press release - April 4, 2001

(New Orleans)—David Cobb, director of the Texas Green Party, will give a lecture at Loyola University on April 23, 2001, in Bobet Hall 216, at 7:30 p.m., on Loyola’s main campus, 6363 St. Charles Avenue. The title of the talk is "Electoral Politics as a Strategy for Fundamental Change" and the focus will be on ways in which political activists can use the electoral system to institute significant political change in the U.S.

Cobb, a staff attorney with Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund, practices law in Houston and works with the Program on Corporations Law and Democracy and other environmental issues.

For more information, contact Eric Gorham, associate professor of political science, at 861-3361.

Based on the heritage of Catholic Jesuit higher education in Louisiana since 1849, Loyola University New Orleans was chartered in 1912. Today, the university serves approximately 5,550 undergraduate and graduate students. The university is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.