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

Paper Presenters - Submit your paper to your panel’s moderator by April 3, 2017
Back To Schedule
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?

Sign up or log in to save this to your schedule, view media, leave feedback and see who's attending!

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 CDT
Nicollet Ballroom D-1 (1st Floor)