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Economics, Race & Justice in the 21st Century: Perspective on Our Nation's Future

The School of Social Work's Spring 2017 Thursz Social Justice Lecture features economist, author, and commentator Dr. Julianne Malveaux discussing Economics, Race & Justice in the 21st Century: Perspective on Our Nation's Future. The free lecture takes place on Thursday, April 6 in the SSW Auditorium beginning at 5PM. 1.5 CEUs available for $20. REGISTER TO ATTEND

Dr. Julianne Malveaux is President Emerita of Bennett College for Women. She is an economist, author, and commentator whose essays have appeared in USA Today, Black Issues in Higher Education, Ms.Magazine, Essence Magazine, The Progressive, and many more publications. Dr. Malveaux has appeared frequently on national network programs, including CNN, BET, PBS, NBC, ABC, Fox News, MSNBC, CNBC, and C-SPAN, and has lectured at more than 500 colleges and universities on such topics as economics, women's rights, and public policy. She has also hosted television and radio programs.

A committed activist and civic leader, Dr. Malveaux has held positions in women's, civil rights, and policy organizations. Currently, she serves on the boards of the Economic Policy Institute, the Recreation Wish List Committee of Washington, DC, and the Liberian Education Trust. Malveaux is also President of PUSH Excel, the educational branch of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition. Her latest book is Are We Better Off? Race, Obama, and Public Policy.

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