Loyola University Chicago

Center for Urban Research and Learning

Friday Morning Seminars - Spring 2021

Spring 2021

January 29

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How the Blind Seeing Beauty Created a Vision for the Future Norberto Grzywacz, Provost and Chief Academic Officer, LUC
February 5

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Big Philanthropy: Perpetuating Inequitable Systems and the Concentration of Power Tara Ebrahimi, Director of Communications, Women Unite!
February 12 No Seminar - Spring Break  
February 19

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Cultivating a Culture of Hope: A Restorative Justice Approach to Healing and Reconciliation Fr. David Kelly, Executive Director, Precious Blood Ministries of Reconciliation
February 26

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Race, Crime, and Gentrification in Chicago Neighborhoods Jan Doering, Assistant Professor of Sociology, McGill University
March 5

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Housing Solutions for Medically Vulnerable People Experiencing Homelessness: The Chicago & Cook County Flexible Housing Pool Christine Haley, Director of Housing, Cook County Health
March 12

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Disrupting Disparities among Older Adults in Illinois Christine George, Research Faculty at CURL, will lead a panel of representatives from the research partnership with AARP Illinois.
March 19 View Video The New Deal for Housing: Centering Racial Equity in Federal Housing Jennifer Cossyleon, Mellon/ACLS Public Fellow/ Policy Advisor at Community Change
March 26
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Gender and Sexuality Beliefs Among Muslim Men on College Campuses  Yasmeen Khayr, Research Coordinator, CURL, LUC
April 2 No Seminar - Good Friday  
April 9

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Creating Change and Facilitating Healing: Supervised Visitation for Families Impacted by Domestic Violence Inspire Action for Social Change
April 16 View Video Talking Back to Power Through Art and Activism Aram Han Sifuentes, Artist in Residence, Department of Fine and Performing Arts, LUC 
April 23 

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Wisconsin Voter Protection: Rewriting the Playbook in 2020 Alexis J. Rangel (she/they), former Deputy Voter Protection Director, Democratic Party of Wisconsin