Race in America: Advancing Equality in the 21st Century (Part 1)
From Baruch DML
Moderated by Sonia R. Jarvis, Ackerman Chair and Associate Professor, School of Public Affairs, the event takes place on November 9, 2006, the event takes place on November 9, 2006 at the Baruch College Vertical Campus, Room 14-220.
[Part I -- 57 min.]
The event begins with welcome greetings from David Birdsell, Dean of School of Public Affairs. Marian Engelman Lado, granddaughter of Lillie and Nathan Ackerman, speaks at the event. Sonia R. Jarvis, Ackerman Chair and Associate Professor, School of Public Affairs, introduces the topic and provides the context for discussion. Alexander Polikoff, Esq., Director, Public Housing Transformation Initiative, Chicago, starts his speech by talking about challenges and discusses other issues on race in America. A Q&A session follows.
[Part II -- 60 min.]
Speeches are given by J. Phillip Thompson, Associate Professor, Urban Politics, M.I.T. and Anurima Bhargava, Assistant Counsel, NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc. A Q&A session follows.