Join the Division of Diversity, Equity & Educational Achievement on Wednesday, Feb. 24, at 7 p.m. for a conversation led by “Why I Love UW” filmmaker, Alejandro Miranda Cruz. The event, which is free and open to those who pre-register here.
The Midwest unexpectedly became ground zero for social justice movements last year, and our work isn’t done — we need to continue the conversation. We want to bring our communities together to hear local leaders talk about what’s been done, and what still needs work. The event will have about racism, inequality and where we go from here.
We’ll hear from community leaders in three cities significantly impacted by events over the past year: Angela Rose Myers (President of the Minneapolis NAACP), Joselynne Joy Gardner (Assistant Deputy General Counsel, Board of Education of the City of Chicago – Law Department), S.R. Mills (CEO of Bear Development, Kenosha, Wis.) and Porche Bennett-Bey (Founder of Kenosha groups United as One and Moorish Outreach Coalition, and a Time magazine 2020 Guardian of the Year). In addition, Miranda Cruz will debut the trailer of his feature length film, Trace the Line