“Housing and Racio-economic Inequality”

Wednesday, February 20

6-8:30 pm

Hilton Garden Inn

Housing and Racio-economic Inequality

Co-sponsored with ERASE Racism

Introductions, Chris Sellers, Center Director

— “The City as White Supremacy: Underscoring the Jim Crow City and Its Legacies.”
Nathan Connolly (History, Johns Hopkins University)

Professor Connolly will discuss how racial segregation has evolved by way of America’s ongoing faith in the social and economic benefits of real estate.

–“Exploring the Benefits of Homeownership for Lower-Income Households
Kim Manturuk (Research and Development, Duke; Sociology, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill)

Professor Manturuk will be speaking about her research on the social impacts of low-income homeownership, also about innovative ways to improve the residential experiences in low-income urban neighborhoods.

— “Long Island’s Crisis of Housing, Segregation, and Inequality
Elaine Gross, Director, ERASE Racism

President Gross will offer an analysis of Long Island’s racial segregation and inequity crisis in housing and education.
7:30 pm
Panel Discussion: Today’s Crisis and Ways Forward
Elaine Gross, Nathan Connolly, Kim Manturuk, and Audience
Moderator: Chris Sellers

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