Second campus discussion on racial justice on June 26

The enduring impact of racism in Milwaukee and across the nation is the topic of a virtual panel discussion among UWM students, second in a series of events called UWM’s Campus Dialogue on Racial Justice.

It will be held Friday, June 26, beginning at 10 a.m., via Microsoft Teams. To join the dialogue or simply watch, click here.

The purpose of the series is to provide space for community members to share insights about the civil unrest, and sharing ideas and thoughts about moving forward. The first event (which was recorded and can be viewed in Teams) featured six UWM faculty members. Staff members will participate in the final event on July 10. At each event, campus community members are invited to join in with questions or comments.

Panel participants are:

  • Destiny Brady, Architecture
  • Chris Chavez, Comparative Ethnic Studies & Latin
    American, Caribbean, and U.S. Latinx Studies
  • Mia Heredia, Criminal Justice
  • Paulina Lim, Clinical Psychology
  • Kentrell Washington, Social Work
  • Emma Mae Weber, Women’s & Gender Studies

Co-moderators are Chia Youyee Vang, associate vice chancellor and professor of history, and Adam Jussel, dean of students. The event is sponsored by the Division of Global Inclusion & Engagement and the Division of Student Affairs.

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