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The Legal and Social Ramifications of America’s Racial Pandemic

The Annual Rubash Distinguished Lecture Series

Join Pitt Law and the Univ. of Pittsburgh School of Social Work for the Annual Rubash Distinguished Lecture Series on Tues. Sept. 29 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. William Generett, Jr. Esq., Vice President for Community Engagement at Duquesne University will discuss, "The Legal and Social Ramifications of America’s Racial Pandemic." 

William Generett, Jr. Esq. is the Vice President for Community Engagement at Duquesne University. Previously, he served as the inaugural president and chief executive officer of Urban Innovation21, a unique public-private partnership, which was recognized nationally and internationally for its work to connect Pittsburgh’s underserved communities and their residents to the greater metropolitan Pittsburgh region’s growing innovation economy. Generett has worked in various capacities as a nonprofit executive, entrepreneur and attorney. In 2014, Generett was appointed by President Barack Obama to the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship. A Pittsburgh native, Generett earned his J.D. from Emory University School of Law and is a Phi Beta Kappa, magna cum laude graduate of Morehouse College.

The Rubash Lecture Series was established through gifts from Norman J. Rubash, a 1957 graduate of the School of Law, and his wife, Alice Chapman Rubash, a 1956 graduate of the School of Social Work. Each year, an esteemed speaker is invited to discuss a topic at the intersection of law and social work, including issues of community engagement, public education, and social organization.

Dial-In Information

Register in advance for this event on Zoom.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email.

Tuesday, September 29 at 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Virtual Event

The Legal and Social Ramifications of America’s Racial Pandemic

The Annual Rubash Distinguished Lecture Series

Join Pitt Law and the Univ. of Pittsburgh School of Social Work for the Annual Rubash Distinguished Lecture Series on Tues. Sept. 29 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. William Generett, Jr. Esq., Vice President for Community Engagement at Duquesne University will discuss, "The Legal and Social Ramifications of America’s Racial Pandemic." 

William Generett, Jr. Esq. is the Vice President for Community Engagement at Duquesne University. Previously, he served as the inaugural president and chief executive officer of Urban Innovation21, a unique public-private partnership, which was recognized nationally and internationally for its work to connect Pittsburgh’s underserved communities and their residents to the greater metropolitan Pittsburgh region’s growing innovation economy. Generett has worked in various capacities as a nonprofit executive, entrepreneur and attorney. In 2014, Generett was appointed by President Barack Obama to the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship. A Pittsburgh native, Generett earned his J.D. from Emory University School of Law and is a Phi Beta Kappa, magna cum laude graduate of Morehouse College.

The Rubash Lecture Series was established through gifts from Norman J. Rubash, a 1957 graduate of the School of Law, and his wife, Alice Chapman Rubash, a 1956 graduate of the School of Social Work. Each year, an esteemed speaker is invited to discuss a topic at the intersection of law and social work, including issues of community engagement, public education, and social organization.

Dial-In Information

Register in advance for this event on Zoom.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email.

Tuesday, September 29 at 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Virtual Event