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Twitter Chat: Why Being a Straight White Man Is Like Playing a Video Game on Easy Mode

May 3, 2013 1 p.m.

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The Century Foundation will chat with Samantha Allan (@CousinDangereux) about her #TCFBest post “All Skulls On: Teaching Intersectionality through Halo.” Join the conversation at #TCFBest on Twitter.

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Defying Injustice: Lessons from Defeating Apartheid to the Arab Spring
April 10, 2014 at 6:00 PMThis interactive dialogue, led by Gay McDougall, brings together scholars, researchers and activists from diverse social movements to consider how the fight against apartheid can inform current social movements. Join TCF senior fellow Michael Wahid Hanna and other panelists for this exciting event.
Neighborhoods with Concentrated Poverty with Paul Jargowsky, Patrick Sharkey, Ta-Nehisi Coates
April 10 at 2 p.m. ESTOn Thursday, April 10 at 2 p.m. ET, the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) and The Century Foundation will hold a discussion on the long-term and devastating impact growing up in high-poverty neighborhoods has on children, with leading experts TCF's Paul Jargowsky, NYU's Patrick Sharkey, Ta-Nehisi Coates of The Atlantic and Sherrilyn Ifill of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund. EPI Research Associate Richard Rothstein will moderate.
Diversity in Higher Education Post-Fisher
Friday, March 28. 2:45-3:45pm CSTTCF senior fellow Richard D. Kahlenberg will participate in a discussion about race-based and class-based affirmative action as solutions for diversity in higher education, as part of The University of Texas at Austin School of Law's Diversity in Higher Education Post-Fisher conference.
Degrees of Inequality: How the Politics of Higher Education Sabotaged the American Dream
March 27, 2014 at 9:30 AMTCF fellow Suzanne Mettler will join a panel of experts to discuss her new book Degrees of Inequality: How the Politics of Higher Education Sabotaged the American Dream.
Encouraging integrated schools in the District of Columbia?
March 21, 2014 at 10:00 AMThe Century Foundation and and Thomas B. Fordham Institute will host a lively discussion on the merits and pitfalls of “controlled choice" for DC schools.
Tech Against Human Trafficking and Illicit Networks
March 19, 2014 at 1:55 PMTCF senior fellow Patrick Radden Keefe discusses how big data is helping to map, expose, and disrupt illicit technology.
Snowden 2.0: A Field Report from the NSA Archives
March 10, 2014 at 9:30 AMTCF senior fellow Barton Gellman and Cory Doctorow, novelist, co-editor of Boing Boing and former European director of the Electronic Frontier Foundation discuss NSA leaker Edward Snowden at SXSW Interactive.
25 Years From Now: The Case for Diversity and Future of Affirmative Action in the Wake of Fisher
March 3, 2014TCF senior fellow Richard D. Kahlenberg will be speaking at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law on March 3 on the topic, "25 Years From Now: The Case for Diversity and Future of Affirmative Action in the Wake of Fisher and Schuette." Get more details on the symposium here.
How Can We Make Higher Education More Inclusive?
FEBRUARY 18, 2014 AT 7:30 PMThe Century Foundation senior fellow Richard D. Kahlenberg joins Youlonda Copeland-Morgan, and Michele Siqueiros at a joint ACLU/Zócalo event, to explore what can be done to bring more students from underrepresented groups to campus — and make them feel welcome there.
The Next America: Making Community Colleges Work
February 10, 2014 at 12:30 PMTCF senior fellow Richard Kahlenberg joins with Marco Rubio, Davis Jenkins, Jim Murdaugh, and Eduardo Padr´n for a discussion of community colleges and education policy.
 

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