Foundations in Diversity and Inclusion for Policy Makers

This seminar is strongly recommended all students and is designed to help students better understand structural racism and systems of power and oppression. This four-day seminar will examine racism from a historical perspective and provide important context for students to further engage in issues of inequality, which is essential to policymaking in the 21st century.  Seminar topics and dates include:

Introduction to D&I: Why D&I matters in the field of public policy?

Featuring: Xavier Remaey, CEO of Justice Informed

Monday, September 19, 2022 | 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM (CT), Keller Forum

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Legacies of Race and Racism in America

Featuring: Mary Hicks, Assistant Professor of History, The College

Wednesday, September 21, 2022 | 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM (CT), Keller Forum

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Global Understanding of Race

Featuring: Karen Okigbo, Harris Postdoctoral Researcher

Thursday, September 22, 2022 | 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM (CT), Keller Forum

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History of Chicago

Featuring: Alden Loury, Senior Editor, Race, Class and Communities, WBEZ Chicago

Friday, September 23, 2022 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (CT), Keller Forum

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