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The Roy Wilkins Center for Human Relations and Social Justice - A leading research center dedicated to finding racial and ethnic inequality solutions.
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Legal Aid Jan 14
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UMN School of Public Health Jan 11
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Rachel Hardeman hopes her research will bolster the case for legislation like the Maternal Care Access and Reducing Emergencies (CARE) Act, a 2018 bill aimed at reducing racial disparities in maternal mortality and morbidity
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UMN School of Public Health Jan 11
The Black maternal mortality rate is more than 3x that of white women. It's not due to poverty — these outcomes exist regardless of income level. "We need to be talking about racism," says , a School of Public Health professor
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APSIA Jan 10
Dean Laura Bloomberg from leads a conversation on changing enrollment trends
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Humphrey School Jan 11
Alumna Lee Wallace (MPP '05) aims to create a better world, one cup of at a time.
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Humphrey School Dec 31
From a symposium honoring former Minneapolis Mayor to the Distinguished Carlson Lecture with , take a look back at some of the community events we hosted this year. Videos: Photos:
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Humphrey School Jan 3
A dozen grad students (including 3 from Humphrey) are headed to Puerto Rico today as part of a research project to develop sustainable energy systems in disaster-prone areas. The project is a partnership between , , , and the Humphrey School.
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MPR News Jan 7
It was a historic day in Hennepin Co.: The first people of color ever elected to the board of commissioners and its first openly gay sheriff all took the oath of office today.
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Roy Wilkins Center Jan 8
Proud of Former employee ! Both and are University of Minnesota Alumni
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Roy Wilkins Center Dec 30
Haven't settled on Spring Courses? Consider: PA 5421 - Racial Inequality or PA 8312 - Analysis of Discrimination taught by Dr. Samuel Myers
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Roy Wilkins Center Dec 28
Watch “Sharon Sayles Belton Symposium - Highlights” on Held at the in February 2018. The Roy Wilkins Center was proud to honor and have as the Keynote speaker.
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Roy Wilkins Center Dec 27
We are proud that in September of 2018, the published an open-access volume for the 50th Anniversary of the Kerner Commission, edited by Dr. Samuel Myers and Dr. Susan Gooden . The collection of articles can be found:
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Humphrey School Dec 20
We're of Humphrey alumnus (MPP '11). In this Q&A he takes a look back at his first year as mayor of St. Paul, via .
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BuildingWealth Dec 22
The conference in Brazil just before the recent elections offered important insights on remedies to racial and ethnic inequalities and built on the insights of previous ones in South Africa, Australia, New Zealand and US. Thanks
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Roy Wilkins Center Dec 21
In August, the Roy Wilkins Center was proud to host the ELI group for a "Public Policy Analysis Boot Camp". ELI is a program put on by the National Forum for Black Public Administrators. Below are the participants with Former Minneapolis mayor and Dr. Samuel Myers
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Roy Wilkins Center Dec 21
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We were proud that the majority of the audience at the conference were of Afro-Brazilian descent. Meaning that even in Brazil, the country with the largest Black population in the Western Hemisphere, there is a crucial need for conversations on structural Racism and Inequality
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Roy Wilkins Center Dec 21
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Roy Wilkins Center Dec 21
In September, The Roy Wilkins Center partnered with Universidades Federales do Espirito Santo for the 5th World Conference on Remedies to Racial and Ethnic Economic Inequalities in Brazil. Below is Dr. Samuel Myers Jr. Presenting his paper (Slides in Portuguese and English)
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Roy Wilkins Center Dec 7
Buy Dr. Samuel Myers' New Book "Race Neutrality"- The authors challenge the reader to think about why race-neutral remedies—while desirable on their face—might fail to resolve protracted and persistent patterns of racial inequality in market and non-market contexts.
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CCEL Dec 19
After all these , make some time to wind down with a good book.
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