GSE News: Race & Equity

  • Race & Equity
November 3, 2017

The writer was at Penn for the Honorable A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr. Memorial Lecture, co-sponsored by Penn GSE.


  • Education Policy
  • Race & Equity
October 2, 2017

Cornell Brooks, who led the NAACP, gave the inaugural Steven S. Goldberg and Jolley Bruce Christman Lecture in Education Law.


  • Race & Equity
  • Philly Impact
September 6, 2017

The Penn Futures Project has named three Calvin Bland Faculty Fellows to collaborate on research for boys and young men of color. Supported by a $2 million endowment from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Fellows were selected from the faculty at Penn’s Schools of Nursing , Graduate School of Education, and Social Policy & Practice.


  • Race & Equity
August 22, 2017

Appearing on WHYY’s Radio Times, Howard Stevenson talked about the motivations for hate, and how it can be confronted.


  • Race & Equity
  • Counseling & Human Development
June 16, 2017

A 5-week culturally-based therapeutic program directed by Postdoctoral Fellow Riana Anderson empowers African American youth and their parents to confront racial trauma and stress together.


  • Higher Education
  • Race & Equity
May 31, 2017

A noted education historian, Gasman’s areas of expertise include the history of American higher education, historically black colleges and universities, minority serving institutions, African American leadership, and fundraising and philanthropy. The Chair was donated by the Berkowitz family in order to facilitate a study of ethnic relations, cultural pluralism, and diversity as they relate to education.


  • Race & Equity
April 6, 2017

Psychologists Riana “Ri” Anderson and Shawn “CT” Jones take an offbeat look at mental health in relatable one-minute videos.


  • Race & Equity
April 4, 2017

Backed by $12 million from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Forward Promise is now accepting grant applications. 


  • Race & Equity
March 28, 2017

The Director of Penn GSE’s Leadership for Excellence and Equity Initiatives told Rolling Stone many schools are not prepared for the changes.


  • Race & Equity
March 15, 2017

Appearing on NPR’s Code Switch, Ebony Elizabeth Thomas discussed how fictional characters of color rarely get a full story, or a happy ending.