Executive Speaker Series: Promoting Racial Equity through Community Development
Madison, Wis. (February 6, 2019) – Edgewood College is pleased to invite Greater Madison to the next opportunity in our School of Business Executive Speaker Series: Promoting Racial Equity Through Community Development. This panel discussion will take place 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm, Tuesday, February 19, 2019, in Anderson Auditorium. The event is free.
The community development field is grappling with its role in promoting racial equity. This session will provide a framework for understanding the issue of racial equity from the perspective of policy, community-based efforts, and investments. Leaders will share insights on the connection between people, place, and racial equity, as well as ideas on how the field can invest in a more just and equitable society.
Panelists include Dr. Ruben Anthony, President and CEO of the Urban League of Greater Madison, and Mr. Jeremie Greer, Vice President of Policy & Research at Prosperity Now. UPDATE: Mr. Greer is no longer able to attend this event.Please visit www.edgewood.edu/executive-speaker-series for more information and to RSVP for this event.