Events Archive

Brown Bag Series: Fire in the Heart: How White Activists Embrace Racial Justice

Thursday, April 21, 2011 - 4:00pm

Mark R. Warren, Associate Professor of Education, Harvard University will give a presentation entitled "Fire in the Heart: How White Activists Embrace Racial Justice." Pizza and soda will be provided or feel free to bring a lunch.

Brown Bag Series: Uncharitable: How Restraints on Nonprofits Undermine Their Potential

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 - 4:30pm

Dan Pallotta, author of Uncharitable: How Restraints on Nonprofits Undermine Their Potential will give a presentation entitled "Uncharitable: How Restraints on Nonprofits Undermine Their Potential." Pizza and soda will be provided or feel free to bring a lunch.

Making all communities a part of the American recovery and resurgence

Monday, April 11, 2011 - 8:00pm

U.S. Congressman James Clyburn (D-SC) will give a presentation entitled "Making all communities a part of the American recovery and resurgence."

Immigrants & Immigration in the 21st Century

Saturday, March 12, 2011 - 3:00pm

A discussion centered on new survey data the views and perceptions of Rhode Islanders about immigrants and immigration.

Brown Bag Series: Zero Tolerance: School Policies and Practices

Friday, March 11, 2011 - 6:30pm

Tina Reyes, Professor of Educational Leadership and Cultural Studies at University of Houston College of Education will give a presentation entitled"Zero Tolerance: School Policies and Practices." Pizza and soda will be provided or feel free to bring a lunch.

Brown Bag Series: The Moynihan Report and Black Family Life in the United States from LBJ to Obama

Tuesday, March 8, 2011 - 5:00pm

James T. Patterson, Professor Emeritus of History at Brown University will make a presentation entitled "The Moynihan Report and Black Family Life in the United States from LBJ to Obama." Pizza and soda will be provided or feel free to bring a lunch.

Brown Bag Series: Representing Abused and Neglected Children: Holding Attorneys Accountable

Thursday, November 4, 2010 - 4:00pm

Erik Pitchal, Assistant Clinical Professor of Law, Suffolk University will be giving a presentation entitled "Representing Abused and Neglected Children: Holding Attorneys Accountable."

Krieger Lecture – An Afternoon with Chancellor Klein

Thursday, October 28, 2010 - 9:00pm

Joel I. Klein is Chancellor of the New York City Department of Education. As Chancellor, Mr. Klein oversees a system of 1,631 schools with 1.1 million students, 136,000 employees, and a $21 billion operating budget. He launched Children First in 2002, a comprehensive reform strategy that has brought coherence and capacity to the system and resulted in significant increases in student performance. In the next phase of Children First, Mr.

Anton/Lippitt Conference – Providence Mayoral Debate

Thursday, October 21, 2010 - 11:00pm

The following will participate in the Providence Mayoral Debate: Jonathan Scott, Independent candidate and Angel Taveras, Democratic candidate. Moderator: Marion Orr, Director of the Taubman Center.

Brown Bag Series: The true story of Acorn, America's most controversial community group; And what it tells us about the media, race, poverty, and politics in America

Tuesday, October 12, 2010 - 4:00pm

John Atlas, lawyer, author and founder of National Housing Institute will give a presentation entitled "The true story of Acorn, America's most controversial community group; And what it tells us about the media, race, poverty, and politics in America."