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Theorizing and Measuring Racism as a Multifaceted, Interconnected, and Fundamental Cause of Health Inequities

Feb 20, 2024, 4:30-6:00 pm EST
Weill Hall, Betty Ford Classroom, Rm 1110
Racism is a multifaceted, interconnected, and fundamental cause of racialized health inequities. As such, racism impacts who gets sick, who dies, and who is able to live healthy. In this talk Dr. Pirtle will overview interventions of her empirical research, informed by critical race theory, that utilizes multidimensional measures of race and structural measures of racism to explore health outcomes for Black, Latinx, and other populations of color. 

Walk to the Polls: all-community gathering

Feb 20, 2024, 11:30 am-1:00 pm EST
Great Hall
The Michigan Presidential Primary is February 27th which is during Spring Break. But don’t worry: Michigan now has nine days of early voting! Please join our amazing student-led organization Turn Up the Turnout (TUT) for an all-community lunch and Walk to the Polls on February 20, 2024, 11:30-1:00.

Finding Yourself in a World That Didn't Always Include You

Feb 16, 2024, 11:30 am-1:00 pm EST
Weill Hall, Annenberg Auditorium, Rm 1120
In this enlightening conversation, Distinguished Professor Dr. Earl Lewis delves into a profound exploration of his personal journey spanning over three decades, during which he navigated spaces where representation was sparse or non-existent. This event is hosted by the graduate chapter of Students of Color in Public Policy (SCPP).

RxKids Launch Bash

Feb 14, 2024, 7:00 pm EST
Capitol Theater 140 E 2nd St, Flint, MI 48502
The lives of Flint pregnant moms and babies are about to change. Mark your calendar for the heartfelt Rx Kids launch event.

Food for Thought

Feb 14, 2024, 11:30 am EST
Annenberg Auditorium (1120)
This month's Food for Thought will be held on Wednesday, February 14, 2024. Associate dean Jeff Morenoff will host a panel with staff from the Prison Creative Arts Project to discuss Unpacking Justice, Policy, and Artistic Advocacy.Please join us to share your thoughts and learn more! Pizza will be provided on a first-come first-served basis.
EPI Speaker Series

Researchers, Practitioners, and Funders: Perspectives on Strengthening Education Policy in Partnership Across Different Roles

Feb 8, 2024, 12:00-12:50 pm EST
1230 Weill Hall
In this presentation, Drs. McCormick and Sachs will discuss how their experiences as a researcher and practitioner working in partnership have prepared them for their new roles at the Overdeck Family Foundation and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. They will also share opportunities they see to use research and evaluation to make a positive impact on education policy and how these opportunities vary across roles.  

Careers in Public Service with UM Alum: Open House with Mark R. Jacobson

Feb 7, 2024, 10:00 am-11:30 pm EST
4th Floor Meijer Lounge, Weill Hall
Meet Mark Jacobson, a seasoned veteran who has made significant contributions to NATO, the Senate Committee on Armed Services, and held key roles at the Department of Defense. Mark's journey spans academia and military service.

Challenges of Leading in Crisis with Lori Lightfoot

Feb 5, 2024, 4:00 pm EST
Joan and Sanford Weill Hall Annenberg Auditorium (1120)
The Honorable Lori Lightfoot, 56th mayor of Chicago, reflects on her background and preparation for public service, the challenges she faced as mayor, and lessons about leading in crises, in conversation with Ford School Dean Celeste Watkins-Hayes.
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Ford School BA Student Panel Session

Jan 31, 2024, 5:30-6:30 pm EST
Zoom
*This event has been moved from in-person to Zoom as of 1/30/24*Are you considering an undergraduate degree in public policy? Join us for an opportunity to connect with current Ford School BA students!

Food for Thought: The Vital Role of Students in the Presidential Election

Jan 31, 2024, 11:30 am-1:00 pm EST
Weill Hall, Annenberg Auditorium (1120)
Our Food for Thought series is returning this Wednesday, January 31 from 11:30-12:50 in the Annenberg Auditorium. Our discussion topic will be “The Vital Role of Students in the Presidential Election,” and we will be joined by a panel that includes Abdul El-Sayed, Rusty Hills, Landon Myers, Erica Reilly, and Naomi Garcia. Food for thought attendance is limited to Ford School students, faculty, and staff. Pizza will be provided on a first-come first-serve basis.

The legacy of Watergate

Jan 24, 2024, 7:00 pm EST
Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library 1000 Beal Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Join the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library & Museum, Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation, and Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy as we explore the legacy of Watergate fifty years on. 

The AR-15 - The Gun that Divides a Nation

Jan 24, 2024, 4:00 pm EST
Sanford and Joan Weill Hall (Annenberg Auditorium)
Join Washington Post journalists and editors as they discuss their investigative series, "The gun that divides a nation," which examines the devastation caused by AR-15 assault rifles as well as the weapon's allure in segments of American society. Presented in collaboration with Wallace House Center for Journalists.
University of Michigan Martin Luther King, Jr. Symposium

Slavery and the U.S. Catholic Church: Confronting History and the Case for Reparations

Jan 18, 2024, 4:00 pm EST
Rackham Amphitheatre, 4th floor
Join New York Times journalist and author Rachel Swarns as she discusses her book The 272: The Families Who Were Enslaved and Sold To Build the American Catholic Church, a story of servitude and slavery spanning nearly two centuries and detailing the beginnings of Georgetown University and the U.S. Catholic Church. Swarns's journalism started a national conversation about universities with ties to slavery.
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University of Michigan Martin Luther King, Jr. Symposium

MLK Day lecture - Montgomery, AL, Mayor Steven Reed

Jan 16, 2024, 4:30 pm EST
Joan and Sanford Weill Hall, Annenberg Auditorium (Room 1120)
The Ford School will welcome Montgomery, AL, Mayor Steven Reed to Weill Hall for an event on Tuesday, Jan. 16, in honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day.   
Racial Justice in Practice

Administrative Justice: Policy Design for the Inclusion of Marginalized Groups

Jan 16, 2024, 12:00-1:30 pm EST
This is a Virtual Event
Join the Center for Racial Justice in welcoming Dr. Angela S García, immigration scholar and associate professor of Sociology at the University of Chicago, for a virtual workshop on administrative justice. This event is the first of the CRJ's winter 2024 Racial Justice in Practice workshop series. 

Dream Town: Shaker Heights and the Quest for Racial Equity

Nov 29, 2023, 6:30-8:00 pm EST
Literati Bookstore 124 E. Washington St. Ann Abor MI 48104
Literati Bookstore is proud to welcome Laura Meckler to present and discuss her book Dream Town: Shaker Heights and the Quest for Racial Equity. This event is presented in collaboration with Wallace House Center for Journalists, Education Policy Initiative, Center for Racial Justice, Youth Policy Lab, and The Department of English Language and Literature at The University of Michigan.
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Ford School BA Student Panel Session

Nov 28, 2023, 5:30-6:30 pm EST
Weill Hall - Room 1110
Are you considering an undergraduate degree in public policy? Join us for an opportunity to connect with current Ford School BA students!