Social Justice and Human Rights
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Past Events

Oct19

Policing Race: Critical Analyses of National Trends

The President's Freedom and Learning Forum

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 4:30 PM
Johnson Center, Dewberry Hall

Wendi Manuel-Scott will moderate a dialogue with thought leaders Laurie Robinson, Earl Smith, Rita Chi-Ying Chung and Shirley Ginwright on policing and crimes against people of color, including current issues and the national climate, for this semester's President's Freedom and Learning Forum.

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Feb23

Right, Wrong or Different?

“Poverty and Economic Justice: Is Equal Opportunity Really Equal?” with Dr. Paul Gorski

School of Integrative Studies

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
The Hub (SUB II), 2400

Work hard and you can be anything you want to be. America is the land of opportunity. These are the stories many of us hear growing up in the media, in school, in our families. But to what extent are they true? What are the implications of the stories we tell ourselves about poverty and equality? We will discuss these and related questions related to how opportunity is distributed and what visions of equality mean for people at the margins of the American Dream.

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