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Laurita Thomas was born in 1950, and her family lived in southwest Detroit and Ontario, California. She attended the University of Michigan and pursued two master’s degrees from Wayne State University and Eastern Michigan University. Throughout her career, Thomas has pushed for better career opportunities for women and women of color. She worked at U-M for 47 years, eventually serving as Vice President for Human Resources. A survivor of domestic violence, she regularly shares her story and was president of the board of Safe House Center in Ann Arbor.
Joe Dulin Gives Tour Of Roberto Clemente School To Visitors From Sister City, Hikone, Japan, May 19, 1986
Ann Arbor News, May 19, 1986
Joe Dulin of Roberto Clemente School, center, explains the school's photo board to Wahei Nakai, left, and Hitoshi Iwatani. The two visitors are Japanese educators from Ann Arbor's sister city, Hikone. They are spending eight months in Michigan through the Shigi exchange program.