1:40 PM13:40

Towards New Frameworks of Housing, Civic Engagement, and Social Equity

Ilya Benjamin, Creative Director and Operations Manager, #wearewelcomehere

Rob Breymaier, Executive Director, Oak Park Regional Housing Center

Maria Krysan, Professor and Head in the Department of Sociology at the University of Illinois – Chicago, and professor in the Institute of Government and Public Affairs at UIC.

Natalie Moore, Reporter, WBEZ/NPR, Chicago

Tom Pedroni, Associate Professor, Curriculum Studies and Policy Sociology - Wayne State University

Verdis Robinson, National Director, The Democracy Commitment

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12:30 PM12:30

Keynote Panel

John King, 10th U.S. Secretary of Education from 2016-2017, President and CEO of The Education Trust

Leonard Pitts, nationally syndicated, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist, educator, radio producer, and lecturer

john powell, Director, Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society at the University of California, Berkeley

Maya Wiley, Senior Vice President for Social Justice; Henry Cohen Professor of Urban Policy and Management, New School’s Milano School of International Affairs, Management & Urban Policy

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10:40 AM10:40

Re-Imagining Integration in Education, Policy, and Language

Elizabeth Anderson, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor and John Dewey Distinguished University Professor of Philosophy and Women's Studies, University of Michigan

Erica Frankenberg, Associate professor of education and demography in the College of Education, Pennsylvania State University

Andrew Grant Thomas, Co-Founder, Embrace Race

Michael Hilton, Policy Analyst, Poverty and Race Research Action Council

Lee Teitel, Lecturer on Education; Faculty Director of the Reimagining Integration: The Diverse and Equitable Schools Project, Harvard University Graduate School of Education

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9:00 AM09:00

Multiracial Democracy and New Geographies of American Identity

Josh Bassett, Director, WCCCD Institute for Social Progress

Tanya House, Co-Founder, Clay House Consulting

R. L’Heureux Lewis-McCoy, Associate Professor of Sociology and Black Studies at the City College of New York

Rubén Martinez, Professor of Sociology and Director of the Julian  Samora Research Institute, Michigan State University

Bankole Thompson, Columnist, The Detroit News

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