Inclusive Economy Lab FIRSTHAND: Living in Poverty - Equity in Education

The Inclusive Economy Lab, along with the Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice and WTTW, hosted a virtual conversation on issues of equity in education on April 28, 2021. The conversation, part of the FIRSTHAND: Living in Poverty event series, explored what is and isn’t working in our educational system for ensuring equity for all students – and the way forward.

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The panel features the story of Dominetrius Chambers, who graduated third in her high school class, joined by Juan Salgado, City Colleges of Chicago Chancellor; Z. Scott, President of Chicago State University; Shantá Robinson, Assistant Professor, University of Chicago Crown Family School and research affiliate at the Inclusive Economy Lab; and moderator Dan Protess, executive producer of the FIRSTHAND: Living in Poverty series.

20 May 2021