5th Annual Parren J. Mitchell Symposium
Join us for the 5th Annual Parren J. Mitchell Symposium
Race & Wealth Inequality: Examining Shades of Opportunity
10:30am: Wealth Matters: Examining Racial Wealth Inequality
Description: Wealth inequality scholars will discuss the causes and consequences of racial wealth inequality and highlight themes important to understanding the dynamics of continued racial wealth disparities.
Moderator: Dr. Cedric Herring
Panelists: Dr. Thomas Shapiro, Dr. Loren Henderson, and Dr. Louise Seamster
12:15pm: Wealth Building: Investing in Community Change
Description: Business leaders and policy makers discuss how they leverage personal wealth and government funding to change local communities for the better.
Moderator: Will Jawando
Panelists: Dr. Judy Dlamini, Monty Cooper, Gary Rozier, and Tonia Wellons
2:00pm: Wealth Solutions: Creating Wealth Equity for Communities of Color
Description: Wealth inequality scholars will discuss how race intersects with wealth accumulation across people’s lives and how we might mitigate racial wealth inequality.
Moderator: Dr. Kris Marsh
Panelists: Dr. Sandy Darity, Dr. Tyson Brown, and Dr. Darrick Hamilton
4:00pm: Reception with remarks from Dr. Judy Dlamini
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You can also visit the Critical Race Initiative's website for additional information.