The Opportunity Forum
is an interdisciplinary collaboration of University of Texas faculty working to foster the expansion of equitable opportunities for low-income Texans. Through applied research, educational forums, and experiential learning opportunities, the Forum engages the University and community leaders in developing inclusive strategies to improve low-income Texans' access to economic opportunities and to foster stronger and more equitable communities.
Jennifer Jellison Holme, Associate Professor of Educational Policy and Planning in the Department of Educational Administration, has been studying the relationship between racial and economic segregation and educational inequality. Click here to read the full report.
The fourth and final program of the Opportunity Forum's 2015-16 Lunch Series on Uniting Our Divided City, Closing the Racial Wealth Gap, focuses on our community's persistent racial wealth divides. Here is a sneak peek of our expert panelists working to address this issue. Registration is now open.
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Roy C. Lopez's presentation from the Uniting Our Divided City: Closing the Racial Wealth Gap panel on April 22, 2016.
Don Baylor's presentation from the Uniting Our Divided City: Closing the Racial Wealth Gap panel on April 22, 2016.