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Black Mayors & Leadership in the United States – Ras J. Baraka

March 10, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm CST

Free with Registration

The Honorable Ras J. Baraka, Mayor of Newark

The Wealth Gap

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 | 12-1:30 Pacific Time (3-4:30 Eastern Time)

“The only thing that affects race relations is fair treatment”

Zoom Webinar | Register here (free) for March 10 event.

Introduction by: Stephen Small, Director, Institute for the Study of Societal Issues, and Professor, Department of African American Studies, UC Berkeley

Panel discussion moderated by Tracy Jan, Reporter, The Washington Post


Elsie Harper-Anderson, Associate Professor, Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs, Virginia Commonwealth University

Paul Ong, Research Professor and Director, Center for Neighborhood Knowledge, UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs

Darren Walker, President, Ford Foundation

For speaker bios for this event, click here

These events are free and open to the public. If you require an accommodation for effective communication (ASL interpreting/CART captioning, alternative media formats, etc.) in order to fully participate in this virtual event, please contact issi@berkeley.edu with as much advance notice as possible.

The series is sponsored by: the Institute for the Study of Societal Issues and the Department of African American Studies at UC Berkeley, as well as the Great Cities Institute at the University of Chicago at Illinois.
The series is co-sponsored by: African American Mayors Association, National Urban League, California Association of Black Lawyers, Othering and Belonging Institute at UC Berkeley, Goldman School of Public Policy at UC Berkeley, Equal Justice Society, City Club of Chicago, Metropolitan Family Services, The Chicago Community Trust, Metropolitan Family Services of Chicago, Communities Partnering for Peace, Institute for Nonviolence Chicago, and Strides for Peace.


March 10, 2021
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm CST
Free with Registration
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Great Cities Institute