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12 Aug
Polarized Pandemics: The Politics of COVID-19 and Racism
Event Type

Virtual

Topic

Diversity

Target Audience

Staff, Faculty, Graduate Students

Catalog of Opportunities

Diverse Perspectives

Tags

Social Justice

Website

https://www.diversity.pitt.edu/townhalls

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Office of Diversity and Inclusion
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Polarized Pandemics: The Politics of COVID-19 and Racism

All are welcome to join us for this installment of our town hall series – This Is Not "Normal": Allyship and Advocacy in the Age of COVID-19 – which focuses on the diverse facets of our lives and communities impacted by institutional and systemic inequities and injustices that are further exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Participants:

Andrew Lotz – Lecturer and Academic Advisor, Department of Political Science | Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Studies, Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences

Jamil Bey – President and Chief Executive Officer, UrbanKind Institute

Jerry Dickinson – Associate Professor of Law, School of Law, University of Pittsburgh

Kristin Kanthak – Associate Professor of Political Science, Department of Political Science, University of Pittsburgh

Utibe Essien – Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine | Core Investigator, Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System

Moderators:

Cheryl Ruffin – Institutional Equity Manager, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, University of Pittsburgh

Mario Browne – Director, Office of Health Sciences Diversity, University of Pittsburgh



If you require an accommodation to participate in this event, please contact the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at diversity@pitt.edu by August 9.

Registration: Town Hall RSVP Form

Dial-In Information

A zoom link and login information will be emailed once you register for the session via Zoom. 
 

Wednesday, August 12 at 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Virtual Event

Polarized Pandemics: The Politics of COVID-19 and Racism

All are welcome to join us for this installment of our town hall series – This Is Not "Normal": Allyship and Advocacy in the Age of COVID-19 – which focuses on the diverse facets of our lives and communities impacted by institutional and systemic inequities and injustices that are further exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Participants:

Andrew Lotz – Lecturer and Academic Advisor, Department of Political Science | Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Studies, Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences

Jamil Bey – President and Chief Executive Officer, UrbanKind Institute

Jerry Dickinson – Associate Professor of Law, School of Law, University of Pittsburgh

Kristin Kanthak – Associate Professor of Political Science, Department of Political Science, University of Pittsburgh

Utibe Essien – Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine | Core Investigator, Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System

Moderators:

Cheryl Ruffin – Institutional Equity Manager, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, University of Pittsburgh

Mario Browne – Director, Office of Health Sciences Diversity, University of Pittsburgh



If you require an accommodation to participate in this event, please contact the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at diversity@pitt.edu by August 9.

Registration: Town Hall RSVP Form

Dial-In Information

A zoom link and login information will be emailed once you register for the session via Zoom. 
 

Wednesday, August 12 at 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Virtual Event

Event Type

Virtual

Topic

Diversity

Target Audience

Staff, Faculty, Graduate Students

Catalog of Opportunities

Diverse Perspectives

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