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Black Mayors & Leadership in the United States: The Honorable Sylvester Turner, Mayor of Houston

March 16, 2021 @ 12:00 pm 1:30 pm

A virtual series presented by the Institute for the Study of Societal Issues and the Department of African American Studies & African Diaspora Studies at the University of California, Berkeley with the Great Cities Institute at the University of Illinois at Chicago.  The California Lawyers Association’s Racial Justice Committee and Litigation Section proudly co-sponsor this series in addition to many other organizations.  Click here to learn more.


Three Mayors, Three Vices, Three Visions.  Three sessions exploring lessons learned and equity challenges these mayors faced in building unity during a worldwide pandemic and sharp economic contraction. 

In this event, Mayor Sylvester Turner will discuss diversity and inclusion.  The event will be moderated by Natasha Korecki, Politico National Correspondent, and will include a panel discussion with Pedro Noguera, Emery Stoops and Joyce King Stoops Dean, Rossier School of Education, University of Southern California, and Kathleen Yang-Clayton, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Public Administration, University of Illinois at Chicago.

These events are free and open to the public. If you require an accommodation for effective communication (ASL interpreting/CART captioning, alternative media formats, etc.) in order to fully participate in this virtual event, please contact issi@berkeley.edu with as much advance notice as possible.

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