“Responses to the Urban Crisis”: Panel Discussion at Penn

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820March 25, 2008



”Responses to the Urban Crisis: Riots, Disasters, Urban Renewal and Social Change,” a panel discussion about what individuals, organizations and communities can do in response to social upheaval and the implications for social change.


Dr. Mindy Thompson Fullilove, Columbia University Medical Center
“Root Shock: How Tearing Up City Neighborhoods Hurts America and What We Can Do About It”

Dr. Ronald B. Mincy, Columbia University School of Social Work
“Black Males Left Behind”

Dr. Kevin Mumford, University of Iowa Department of History
“Newark: A History of Race, Rights and Riots in America.”


University of Pennsylvania Law School
Logan Hall, Room 17
249 S. 36th St.


Wednesday, March 26, from 7 to 9 p.m.