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Panel Discussion on Inequities in Education and the Economy
April 22, 2014 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pmFree
Why are there concentrations of race?
Why are there concentrations of poverty?
Why do inequities persist?
The Planners Network invites you to join us at our Panel Discussion Series on Inequity where we will seek to explore these difficult questions with the help of professionals and academics versed in the theory and practice of social justice.
WHEN: Tuesday, April 22nd @5:30 pm
WHERE: Classroom 2005, 2nd Floor, University of Colorado, 1250 14th Street, Denver
Hosted Reception from 5:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Panelist Discussion from 6:00pm to 7:00 pm
Dinner is Provided
- Dr. Carrie Makarewicz, PhD, Assistant Professor in the College of Architecture and Planning at the University of Colorado, Denver
- Dr. Kara Mitchell Viesca, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Urban Community Teacher Education department at the University of Colorado, Denver
- Davian Gagne, Network Coordinator for Mile High Connects.
Panelists will discuss the realities of inequities in education, educational achievement, and economic opportunity, how the urban environment and planners can impact these, and what efforts are underway in the Denver metropolitan area to improve equity in education, jobs, and access to transit.