UB the Change is a virtual event series aimed to build capacity across UB and the Baltimore communities through dialogue and practical application.
Participants will be exposed to a variety of topics and will be challenged to incorporate concepts into their everyday role. These webinars will be interactive dialogues, designed to engage, challenge, and help us begin to be the change.These events are open to anyone.
Tuesday, Oct. 13; 6-7:30 p.m.
The Fight to Vote is the first event in the UB the Change Series. This is a panel of speakers featuring faculty and alumni that are currently working within the community. Panel members will speak on their area of expertise to help educate and inform the UB community on voter suppression and discuss ways to eliminate this problem in Baltimore.
Our panelists include UB professor Joshua Clark Davis and UB law professor Gilda R. Daniels, as well as alumnus Keenen Geter, B.A.'13, M.P.A.'15. Our moderator will be Ann Cotton, C.P.A., D.P.A, Director of the Schaefer Center for Public Policy at UB and UB alumna.
Thursday, Nov. 19; 6-7 p.m.
The Fight We Face is a chance to bring awareness to the UB community about social injustice and position faculty and alumni as experts in their respective fields. Join us for a community conversation about racial equity and social injustice. This discussion will center around the criminal justice system, education reform and advocacy.
Our panelists include UB professors Dr. Bridal E. Pearson, Dr. Renita L. Seabrook, and Dr. Andrea Cantora, as well as alumnus Thomas Long, M.A.'03, M.S.'10. Our moderator will be UB lecturer Justin Hollimon.
Date TBD in February 2021
The Fight to Change is the first UB The Change event of the New Year! Join us for a conversation with past and future alumni, as they share why they chose the University of Baltimore and how their education has and will make a change that they want to see in the world.