Event Category

Sulzberger Distinguished Lecture

Intervening to Prevent and Reduce Behavioral Health Disparities

February 21, 2023
3:00-4:30 PM
Sanford 223, Rhodes Conference Room

A Case Study of the Pathways for African American Success Program Behavioral health disparities and health care access are of serious concern for underserved populations. Telehealth options are increasingly available but vary in their effectiveness. Families may not be able to seek out services on their own or be able to determine which services are effective but…

read more about Intervening to Prevent and Reduce Behavioral Health Disparities

School Desegregation: Past, Present and Future

November 15, 2022
5:00-6:30 PM
Sanford School, Fleishman Commons

During this Sulzberger Distinguished Lecture, Dr. Dudley Flood, former educator and champion of school integration, will share his personal insights on the long road to school desegregation in North Carolina, today’s challenges and opportunities, and the future of N.C. public schools as resegregation increases. Dr. Keisha Bentley-Edwards, associate professor and associate director of research at…

read more about School Desegregation: Past, Present and Future

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…

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

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…

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

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…

read more about Does the American Dream Depend on Your Zip Code?

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…

read more about Inequality, Racism and COVID-19