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January 17, 2023

Diversity Lecture Series: The Impact of the Pandemic and the "Racial Reckoning" on Health Outcomes and American Democracy

Please join us for our next Diversity Lecture on Feb. 1, 2023, 3:30-5pm PST
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Our quarterly Diversity Lecture Series is held in partnership with the Institute of Common Power. 

In this panel discussion, three of the editors/contributors (Merritt, Williams, Tsai) to the anthology, Afterlife: A Collective History of Loss and redemption in Pandemic America, will join Minnesota Community Care executive officer, Rueben Moore, to discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and how Americans have dealt with grief and loss, both individually and communally, and how we endure and thrive. 


Yohuru Williams, PhD, Distinguished University Chair and Founding Director fo the Racial Justice Initiative at the University of St. Thomas, Minnesota. 


Reuben Moore, EdD, MBA, President and Executive Officer for Minnesota Community Care.

Keri Leigh Merritt, PhD, Award willing historian, writer, filmmaker, and activist based in Atlanta, Georgia.

Robert L. Tsai, JD, Professor of Law at Boston University School of Law, where he teaches courses in constitutional law, presidential leadership, and individual rights. 

David Horne, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine and Associate Chair for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Department of Medicine, University of Washington.

Williams, Moore, Merritt, Tsai
Williams, Moore, Merritt, Tsai, Horne