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Whether you’re interested in the Common Read program, Diversity Week, the many events organized by Harris Student Organizations, or simply want to be an ally, there are a great number of opportunities to get involved in diversity and inclusion efforts at Harris. We invite you to stay connected with recent news, upcoming events, and our annual programs.
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Join the Harris community for the following events:
How to Be a Story Teller, Not a Story Taker: The Ethics of Writing About War, Catastrophe, and Trauma
Monday, April 26, 2021| 12pm CDT
Monday, April 26, 2021| 6pm CDT
Telling Our Story Workshop with Career Development Office
Tuesday, April 27, 2021| 12pm CDT
Community Impact Through the Art of Drag
Tuesday, April 27, 2021| 6pm CDT
Folded Map Project "Watch Party" & Talkback with Tonika Lewis Johnson
Thursday, April 29, 2021| 6pm CDT
MiPPAS Alumni Awards Ceremony
Friday, April 30, 2021| 6pm CDT
Wednesday, May 12, 2021 | 6:00pm CDT RSVP
Wednesday, May 19, 2021| 6:00pm CDT, RSVP
Thursday, May 20, 2021| 6:00pm CDT
Thank you for celebrating Black History Month at Harris! Revisit stories and highlights on our News & Events page.
The University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy is proud to host several events in honor of Black History Month. The series convenes prominent speakers, activists, practitioners, community members, and University of Chicago alumni, faculty, students, and staff.
In the wake of the brutal killing of George Floyd and countless other men and women who have endured hate and violence because of the color of their skin, our community is experiencing a range of emotions that we are all struggling to process. In the emotional aftermath of yet another senseless killing of an African-American at the hands of the police, Harris issued the following statement on racial injustice.
Harris Perspectives: Phillippa Paisley, MPP Class of 2021, on Asking Questions Central to Black Communities
Harris Perspectives: Taylor Robinson, MPP Class of 2021, on the Need to Uplift Black Voices
Pathbreaking Black Mayors Paving the Way in Urban Policy
Pro Athletes – and Students in the Evening Master's Program – Stand for Justice
Assistant Professor Austin Wright on Hispanic Heritage Month
BAPPS and the Creation of Black Spaces at Harris