Loyola University Chicago

Center for Urban Research and Learning

Friday Morning Seminars

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These seminars are a time for CURL graduates, undergraduates, staff, faculty, and community members to discuss their thoughts and experiences with community-based initiatives and/or relevant research. Please note: Unavoidable changes may be necessary. Email Teresa Neumann at tneumann1@luc.edu to confirm specific presentations.

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Spring 2022

DateTopicPresenter
February 4

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View the Slideshow: Kallemeyn justice evaluation 2.4.2022
Notions of Justice in Values-Engaged Evaluation Leanne Kallemeyn, Associate Professor, School of Education, LUC
February 11

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Considering Power in Community-Based Research: Shifting Toward a ‘Public Work for Public Things’ Framework Patrick GreenExecutive Director, CELTS, Director of Engaged Learning, Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Education, LUC; Susan Haarman, Associate Director, CELTS, Service-Learning Program Manager, LUC
February 18

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A Neighbor Among Neighbors: Erie Neighborhood House 150 Years as a Home with No Borders Maureen Hellwig, formerly Senior Director of Programs with Erie Neighborhood House
February 25

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The Physical and Emotional Impact of COVID-19 on Immigrants: Health & Policy Implications Abha RaiAssistant Professor Associate Director, Center for Immigrant and Refugee Accompaniment (CIRA), School of Social Work, LUC; Yigermal Demisse, Graduate Research Assistant, School of Social Work, LUC
March 18

Part of the LUC Climate Change Conference

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Environmental Justice Work on the Southside of Chicago Cheryl Johnson, Executive Director, People for Community Recovery; 
Moderated by Amy Krings, Associate Professor, School of Social Work, LUC
March 25

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Interpersonal Victimization Among Latinos: Research Findings and Steps Forward Chiara Sabina, Associate Professor, Chancellor’s Scholar for Inclusive Excellence in Interpersonal Violence Research, Core Faculty, Center on Violence Against Women and Children, School of Social Work, Rutgers University
April 1

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Learning From Responses to the Impacts of COVID-19 on the Chicago Regional Food System Tania Schusler, Assistant Professor, Solutions to Environmental Problems (STEP) Coordinator, School of Environmental Sustainability, LUC; Dikshya Dahal, M.S. candidate, School of Environmental Sustainability, LUC
April 8

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Becoming Who We Are: The Future of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Loyola Dominique Jordan Turner, Vice President of Institutional DEI, LUC