Lynn's 2013 J-Term includes three speaker events in the Wold Performing Arts Center to discuss issues related to civic engagement and community.

• Friday, Jan. 4, 10 a.m.: Engaging the Community panel discussion featuring Ashley Belcher (Lynn alumna ‘12 pursuing a master’s of international development at Clark), Erika Fernandez Zamora from Stanford University (environmental advocate) and a recent Citizenship Project participant.

• Wednesday, Jan. 9, 11 a.m.: From Fish to Restaurant, and Being Sustainable featuring Jose Duarte, a Lynn alumnus, chef and the owner of Taranta Restaurant in Boston – a “green” restaurant that offers an average of 80 metric tons of carbon production a year, and Gerardo Reyes, Chavez a member of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW).

• Friday, Jan. 18, 11 a.m.: The Citizenship Project Celebration in the Wold featuring Dr. Adolph Brown, anthropologist and psychologist, “The World’s Greatest Edu-trainer,” who will deliver a motivational closing keynote speech.