The Springfield Institute and The Urban League are pleased to present: “What can we do? Social movements and regional equity.” Dr. Manuel Pastor will present his new book, “This Could Be the Start of Something BIG,” and facilitate a community discussion. Monday, March 30th, 12:30-1:30, at the Urban League (765 State St.). Light lunch provided.
Dr. Manuel Pastor is professor of Geography, American Studies, and Ethnicity at the University of Southern California; Director of the Program for Environmental and Regional Equity at USC’s Center for Sustainable Cities; co-Director of USC’s Center for the Study of Immigrant Integration; and Director of the Center for Justice, Tolerance, and Community at UC Santa Cruz. Pastor holds an economics Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Full bio here.
This is the first in a series of multi-sector public discussions designed to stimulate new thinking, and broaden the debate about urban transformation. Events will take place all over the city and region. If you’d like to work together on one, drop us a line!
Additional event sponsors include:
- Human Service Forum
- Bay Path College Nonprofit Management & Philanthropy Program
- Young Professional Society of Greater Springfield
- Urban League Young Professionals
- Holyoke Food & Fitness Policy Council
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