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Center for Racial Justice Visiting Fellows fall welcome symposium

Oct 6, 2022, 4:00-5:15 pm EDT
Weill Hall Betty Ford Auditorium (Room 1110)
The Center for Racial Justice welcomes the inaugural cohort of Visiting Fellows—Dr. Tinu Adediran, Makeda Easter, and Julian Brave NoiseCat—to the Ford School and the University of Michigan. Fellows will be in conversation with Dr. Celeste Watkins-Hayes, founding director of the Center for Racial Justice, to share more about their catalyst projects and their work within the racial justice landscape.

The federal judiciary in the 21st century

Oct 11, 2022, 4:00-5:30 pm EDT
Hutchins Hall, Honigman Auditorium (Room 100)
A conversation between Jeffrey Minear, counselor to Chief Justice John Roberts, and the Hon. Jeffrey Sutton, chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, about the constitutional roles and responsibilities of the U.S. federal courts to American government and its democratic institutions. 
Racial Foundations of Public Policy

Racial Foundations of Public Policy: Health policy

Oct 13, 2022, 4:00-5:15 pm EDT
Watch Party: Weill Hall Betty Ford Auditorium (Room 1110)
The Center for Racial Justice presents Steven Thrasher, in conversation with Dr. Celeste Watkins-Hayes on health policy.
Racial Foundations of Public Policy

Racial Foundations of Public Policy: LGBTQ rights

Oct 27, 2022, 4:00-5:15 pm EDT
Watch Party: Weill Hall Betty Ford Auditorium (Room 1110)
The Center for Racial Justice, Ford School, and Midwest Institute for Sexuality and Gender Diversity present Bianca Wilson, in conversation with Dr. Celeste Watkins-Hayes on LGBTQ rights.   
Real-World Perspectives on Poverty Solutions

Lost boys, invisible men: Policy feedback after marijuana legalization

Nov 4, 2022, 12:00-1:00 pm EDT
School of Social Work, ECC 1840
Dr. Nyron N. Crawford, an Assistant Professor of Political Science and a faculty fellow in the Public Policy Lab (PPL) at Temple University, presents as part of the Real World Perspectives on Poverty Solutions Series. 

United States general election

Nov 8, 2022, 7:00 am-8:00 pm EST
At your polling location or local clerk's office, or by absentee ballot
Key dates, deadlines, and information about voting in the November 8 general election. The Ford School strongly encourages all eligible voters to make their voices heard.
Racial Foundations of Public Policy

Racial Foundations of Public Policy: Housing

Nov 10, 2022, 4:00-5:15 pm EST
Watch Party: Weill Hall Betty Ford Auditorium (Room 1110)
The Center for Racial Justice presents John N. Robinson III, in conversation with Dr. Celeste Watkins-Hayes on housing.   
Real-World Perspectives on Poverty Solutions

The color of power: The evolving relationship between race, skin color and American politics

Nov 11, 2022, 12:00-1:00 pm EST
School of Social Work, ECC 1840
Dr. Mara Ostfeld,  Associate Faculty Director of Poverty Solutions, an Assistant Research Scientist in the Ford School of Public Policy and a faculty lead at the Detroit Metro Area Communities Study, presents as part of the Real World Perspectives on Poverty Solutions Series. 
Weiser Diplomacy Center Series

Civilian casualties and U.S. counterterrorism operations: Media-driven policy changes

Nov 14, 2022, 4:00-5:30 pm EST
1110 Weill Hall, Betty Ford Classroom
Eric Schmitt and Dave Philipps will join Associate Professor of Practice Javed Ali in a conversation about their reporting, how it evolved, and the impact it has had on changing US policy with respect to civilian casualties that now extends outside the realm of just counterterrorism operations.

Special Screening of the feature film “She Said”

Nov 28, 2022, 5:30-8:00 pm EST
Michigan Theater
In October 2017, Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey of The New York Times broke the story of Harvey Weinstein’s decades of sexual abuse allegations and ignited the #metoo movement. Meet the reporters behind the groundbreaking expose and watch the feature film, “She Said,” based on their book of the same name. A conversation with Kantor and Twohey will follow the movie screening.
Policy Talks @ the Ford School, Harry A. and Margaret D. Towsley Foundation Lecture Series

The social determinants of health in criminal justice reform

Dec 8, 2022, 4:30-5:30 pm EST
Weill Hall, Betty Ford Auditorium (1110)
Join Judge Laurel Beatty Blunt and Dean Celeste Watkins-Hayes for a conversation at the intersection of health policy and criminal justice reform.