A National Reckoning: Exploring Racial Justice in Higher Ed – Nov 3
Posted by The Hope Center on October 19, 2021
The Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice will facilitate a national conversation with activists, journalists, and historians on racial justice and the efforts underway to ensure equity in higher education.
Participants will gain a greater understanding of financial wellness initiatives at Historically Black Colleges and Universities and at minority-serving institutions, recent developments in grants funding, and the efficacy of “wrap-around” approaches for addressing complex factors influencing college students’ basic needs.
This blue-ribbon panel will be moderated by Dr. Terrell Strayhorn,Virginia Union University Center for the Study of HBCUs. It will feature:
- Danielle Douglas-Gabriel, The Washington Post
- Dr. Adriel Hilton, Southern University
- Dr. Donna Patterson, Delaware State University
- Eric Stirgus, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
- Dr. Everett Ward, Center for the Study of HBCUs
- Timothy Welbeck, Esq., Temple University’s new Center for Anti-Racism
The Hope Center’s Student Leadership Advisory Council will open the question-and-answer session.
Date and Time: November 3, 2021, 3:00 PM
The webinar is offered through The Hope Center’s #RealCollege™ Virtual Journey series, a nine-month assessment of issues affecting students’ basic needs and their ability to complete college during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
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