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AWAKENING OUR DEMOCRACY: Ferguson, Charleston, and Beyond

November 5, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

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AWAKENING OUR DEMOCRACY is a new conversation series on race, ethnicity, disparities, justice and other pressing issues at the forefront of the University’s and the nation’s consciousness, hosted by the Office of University Life. (See our co-sponsors and highlights from Awakening Our Democracy:  The “American” Dream, Immigration and Belonging, here.)

Next Thursday’s panel will discuss the intersection of race, violence, policing and community safety, featuring:

Kimberlé Crenshaw, moderator – Professor, Columbia Law School

Michael Skolnik – President, GlobalGrind

Mychal Denzel Smith – Writer, The Nation

Maya Wiley – Counsel to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio; Columbia Law School alum

*Lunch will be provided to registered CUID holders. You can register here.

And, join the conversation:

  • See our speakers’ suggested readings and topical musical selections here.
  • Contribute questions for our panel in advance: universitylife@columbia.edu
  • Follow and engage via @ColumbiaULifeand our Facebook page.
  • Watch our livestream!

Details

Date:
November 5, 2015
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Website:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/18_0BPYmsg5XvSc3NsLI7iyNMWUtCnSByG8CzBeztQck/closedform

Organizer

Office of University Life
Email:
universitylife@columbia.edu
Website:
http://universitylife.columbia.edu

Venue

Columbia Journalism School Lecture Hall, Pulitzer Hall, 3rd Floor
2960 Broadway
New York, 10027 United States
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