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Collaborative Conversations: On Race: Schedule

Each of the Institutes within the College of Leadership and Public Service will host a discussion.

Law, Justice and Society

September 20, 2016. 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., Swang Chapel, Ezell Center.

What White People Need to Know About Being a Student at Lipscomb: A Conversation with Students of Color

Civic Leadership

October 18, 2016. 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., Swang Chapel, Ezell Center.

Restorative Justice in Metro Nashville Public Schools

Sustainable Practice

November 17, 2016. 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., Swang Chapel, Ezell Center.

Where We Call Home: Race and Place in Nashville and the Rural Southeast 

Conner Bailey, Professor Emeritus of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology at Auburn University, Co-Project Investigator on a research project exploring issues of of African-American land ownership in the Southeast.

Adriane Bond Harris, Senior Advisor for Affordable Housing in the Mayor's Office of Economic Opportunity and Empowerment, Nashville, TN.

Conflict Management

December 13, 2016. 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., Ezell Center 301.

An Evening of Deeper Dialogue on Race

The Institute for Conflict Management invites the campus community to engage lingering unsaid and unsayable concerns about race through topic-specific dialogue facilitated by ICM faculty, students, and alumni. Patterned after work of the Public Conversation Project, participants will have the opportunity to share and to hear each others' hopes and concerns within conversational space designed to promote mutual understanding and personal respect.