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Sulzberger Distinguished Lecture

The Power of Advocacy: Leveraging An Unprecedented Opportunity for Education Equity and Justice

January 20, 2022
4:00-5:00 PM ET
Zoom Webinar

Sulzberger Distinguished Lecture The pandemic ushered in a time of unprecedented crisis in education, with students experiencing months of interrupted or unfinished learning. Student performance data shows that all students’ learning has been affected, but the impact is far greater for some student populations, particularly students of color and students from low-income backgrounds. Fortunately, this…

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What Happens When You Give People Money? The Future of Economic Security for Children and Families

November 09, 2021
5:30 PM
Zoom

Sulzberger Distinguished Lecture Dr. Aisha Nyandoro and Natalie Foster will discuss the powerful impacts a guaranteed income has on children and families. They will also suggest how the U.S. can make permanent the Child Tax Credit expansion, which provides a national guaranteed income for families under the American Rescue Plan. Nyandoro is CEO of Springboard…

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Does the American Dream Depend on Your Zip Code?

February 24, 2021
5:30 PM
Zoom

Sulzberger Distinguished Lecture Raj Chetty, William A. Ackman Professor of Economics and director of Opportunity Insights, Harvard University Children’s chances of earning more than their parents have fallen from 90 percent to 50 percent over the past half century in America. How can we restore the American Dream of upward mobility for our children? In…

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Inequality, Racism and COVID-19

March 23, 2021
5:30 PM
Zoom

Sulzberger Distinguished Lecture Cynthia García Coll, professor in the Pediatrics Department, University of Puerto Rico Medical School, and the Charles Pitts Robinson and John Palmer Barstow Professor Emerita at Brown University As this historic pandemic unfolds, we see Black, Indigenous, and people of color overrepresented in its dire consequences: increased numbers in positive COVID-19 cases…

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