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47th Annual Conference | April 19 – 22, 2017 | Minneapolis, MN USA | Hyatt Regency Minneapolis Hotel | #UAA2017 | urbanaffairsassociation.org | urbanaffairsassociation.org/conference/

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Friday, April 21 • 4:00pm - 5:25pm
FR4.00.10 Place, Race, and the Minnesota Paradox: Or, How Is It that Minnesota Ranks Among the Best Places to Live But Has Some of the Largest Racial Disparities?

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Samuel Myers, Jr., University of Minnesota; 2017 recipient of the UAA-SAGE Marilyn Gittell Activist Scholar Award discusses his work that illuminates the contradiction between the MInnesota reputation as a "best place to live," amidst continuing high levels of racial disparities.  Two discussants add their perspectives on this paradox.

Discussants: Dr. Bruce Corrie, Concordia University; Jo Anne Stately, Minneapolis Foundation

Moderator: Judge Lajune Lange (retired), Roy Wilkins Center for Human Relations and Social Justice/International Leadership Institute


Friday April 21, 2017 4:00pm - 5:25pm
Nicollet Ballroom D-1 (1st Floor)