Past Events

Action NOW: Social Movements in the Floyd and COVID Era | VIRTUAL

Wednesday, February 2, 2022 | 5:00-6:00 p.m. CST

Register for Action NOW: Social Movements in the Floyd and COVID Era


Speaking the Truth, Understanding Our History | VIRTUAL

Wednesday, February 9, 2022| 6:00pm-7:00pm CST

Register for Speaking the Truth, Understanding Our History


Racism vs. Humanity: Can the Movement Transcend the Moment? | VIRTUAL

Thursday, February 17, 2022| 5:30pm-6:30pm CST

Register for Racism vs. Humanity: Can the Movement Transcend the Moment?


Love, Justice, and Looking Toward the Future | HYBRID* 

Wednesday, February 23, 2022| 5:30pm-6:30pm CST

Register for Love, Justice, and Looking Toward the Future


Community Coffee Chat

Thursday, October 21, 2021 | 8:30am CDT

Thursday, November 18, 2021 | 8:30am CDT


Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month Event Featuring Illinois State Senator Cristina Pacione-Zayas 

Monday, October 11, 2021  | 12:00pm CDT

Learn more about the Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month Event Featuring Illinois State Senator Cristina Pacione-Zayas


Student of Color Meet & Greet Breakfast 

Friday, October 8, 2021 | 9:00am CDT


Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month Event Featuring Dr. Michael Rodríguez-Muñiz

Monday, October 4, 2021 | 12:00pm CDT


George E. Kent Lecture Featuring Ta-Nehisi Coates

Thursday, May 20, 2021| 6:00pm CDT, 


The Program on Global Environment’s Frizzell Speaker & Learning Series Featuring Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha

Wednesday, May 19, 2021| 6:00pm CDT 


Perspectives Featuring Mellody Hobson 

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 | 6:00pm CDT  


Black History Month 2021

Thank you for celebrating Black History Month at Harris! Revisit stories and highlights on our News & Events page. 

February 2021

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.