Inequality Inaugural Lecture

On November 13, well over two hundred students, faculty and community practitioners attended the first annual Inequality Lecture at Silberman. The series, curated by Professor Michael Fabricant, addresses the alarming growth of inequality over the past generation and its implications for the delivery of social services, education, health care and criminal justice in the city and the nation. Speakers at the inaugural event included Jennifer Jones Austin, MA, CEO and Executive Director of the Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies; Larry Davis, MSW, PhD, Dean, School of Social Work, Donald M. Henderson Professor, and Director of the Center on Race and Social Problems, University of Pittsburgh; Bruce Jansson, PhD, Margaret W. Driscoll/Louise M. Clevenger Professor of Social Policy and Social Administration, School of Social Work, University of Southern California.