Jackson Center Publishes History of First 15 Years


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Robert H. Jackson Center

The Robert H. Jackson Center, a non-profit dedicated to promoting liberty under law through the examination of the life and work of Supreme Court Justice Robert H. Jackson, and its relevance to current events and issues, is pleased to announce the publication of “The History of the Robert H. Jackson Center: From Grassroots to Global Recognition 2000-2015,” written by Kathleen Evans. Jackson Center President Susan Moran Murphy made the announcement.

Begun in 2013, author Kathleen Evans’s book documents the genesis and evolution of the original idea to preserve the legacy of Justice Robert H. Jackson into an organization which consistently and faithfully brings the lessons of Jackson’s life and work to today’s issues and challenges.

Through her painstaking research and meticulous writing, Kathleen Evans chronicles the history of the Jackson Center and the execution of its mission. This publication documents the key initiators, supporters, leadership, visitors, events, programs, and accomplishments of the center’s first 15 years. It is a definitive record of the selfless efforts of the many people whose work toward achieving that vision, through the examination of Jackson’s legacy, set the future trajectory of the Jackson Center.

The book is available for purchase at the Jackson Center, 305 E. Fourth Street, Jamestown, NY. The Jackson Center is open to the public Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm, Saturdays from 10:00am to 2:00pm during summer months, and otherwise by appointment. The book is also available at the Chautauqua Institution Bookstore.

The publication of “The History of the Robert H. Jackson Center: From Grassroots to Global Recognition 2000-2015,” was made possible through the generosity of Robert H. Jackson Center donors, the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation, and Northwest Charitable Foundation.

The Robert H. Jackson Center is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization that envisions a global society where the universal principles of equality, fairness and justice prevail. The center invites and engages scholars, educators, national officials and international dignitaries to analyze contemporary issues of peace and justice through the relevance of Justice Jackson’s body of work.