Actor Josh Hartnett hosting student summit at U

Matt Herbert

Actor and Minnesota native Josh Hartnett is joining DNC Vice Chair Mayor RT Rybak and Obama for America National Field Director Jeremy Bird, in hosting a student summit at the University of Minnesota McNamara Alumni Center on Saturday, April 14. 

The event is part of the Obama campaign's Greater Together Student Summit Tour, which is designed to engage and mobilize young Americans in the 2012 campaign. Students from the University of Minnesota, Macalester College, St. Olaf College, Augsburg College, Carleton College, and Hamline University are invited.

The Greater Together Student Summit Tour is part of President Obama's campaign that brings together senior campaign officials, community leaders, student representatives and celebrities to discuss key policy issues impacting young Americans. The event is set to discuss President Obama’s plan to make college more affordable, expanding access to quality health care and creating new job opportunities for graduates. Students will get the opportunity to weigh in on the issues.