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Saul I. Stern Symposium - Mitigating Racial Injustice by Designing Non-Discriminatory Economic Policies for Minorities

Thursday, April 28, 2016 -
4:00pm to 7:00pm
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Mitigating Racial Injustice by Designing Non-Discriminatory Economic Policies for Minorities
 

4:00 p.m. - 4:10 p.m………………Opening Remarks- Dean Orr, School of Public Policy

4:10 p.m. - 4:30 p.m……………………………………………….....Short Film Presentation

4:40 p.m. - 5:20 p.m……………………Panel I: Causes & Effects of Economic Inequality

Panelists:   

Dr. Rashawn Ray, Department of Sociology, University of Maryland
Dr. Leslie Hinkson, Department of Sociology, Georgetown University
Dr. Brian Johnson, Department of Criminology, University of Maryland

5:30 p.m. - 6:10 p.m………………………...Panel II: Economic Mobility & Policy Solutions

Panelists:    

Dedrick Asante-Muhammad, Director of Racial Wealth Gap, Corporation for
Enterprise Development (CFED)
Ashley Brown, SPP Alumna and Program Associate, Center for Global Policy
Solutions (CGPS)
TBA

6:15 p.m. - 6:30 p.m…………………………………………………………...................Dinner

6:30 p.m. - 6:50 p.m………………………………….............................Keynote Presentation

                       Keynote Speaker:

                       Stephanie Brown James, CEO and Founder of Brown Girls Leads, Inc.

  

6:50 p.m. - 7:00 p.m………………………………………………………...Closing Remarks

 


The Saul I. Stern Symposium is a student-led conference intended to address an underappreciated policy topic.

Attendance is open to the public and free. Students, professionals, and all are welcome.

Student Organizers: Sharice Davis, Whitney Dixon, Shaundra Patterson, Michon Tart

Generous Support From: The Saul I. Stern Professor of Civic Engagement, I. M. “Mac” Destler
For further questions, please contact: sternsymposium@umd.edu

 

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Location: 
SPP Atrium, Van Munching Hall