2002 Press Releases

Press Release

Thursday, February 14, 2002


Adonal Foyle Speaks at Boalt About Community Activism in Campaign Finance Reform

Contact: Joan Mandle, Democracy Matters, 315-824-4306
Erin Campbell, Communications Dept., 510-643-8010, ecampbell@law.berkeley.edu

What: "What Does the NBA Have to Do With Campaign Finance Reform?" featuring Adonal Foyle of the Golden State Warriors.

Adonal Foyle is the founder of Democracy Matters - a student political action group active on college campuses across the country. His talk will address the importance of community activism in the campaign finance reform movement.

A native of the Caribbean nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Foyle came to the United States as a teenager with the help of two American college professors who hoped that his prowess at basketball would enable him to get a college education. Foyle is a graduate of Colgate and is currently pursuing a Master's degree in Sports Psychology. He is in his 5th season with the Warriors.

When: Thursday, February 14 at 4 p.m.

Where: Morrison Foerster Lounge, Boalt Hall

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Note: Additional information about Foyle is also available at www.democracymatters.org/ and www.adonalfoyle.com/home.shtml.