Panelists discuss educational inequity in Austin during the third installment of the Opportunity Forum speaker series

Racial and Ethnic Divides in Education

Panelists discuss educational inequity in Austin during the third installment of the Opportunity Forum speaker series

Uniting Our Divided City: Addressing Health Disparities

Christie Garbe discusses community-focused solutions to health inequities, along with panelists Sal Valdez, Dr. William Lawson, and Dr. Miyong Kim

2015-16 Series Uniting Our Divided City: Addressing Racial and Ethnic Inequalities

Moderator John Hennerberger and panelists Greg Casar, Jennifer Holme, Mechele Dickerson, and Dan Zehr

UT Law Student Stephanie Trinh

2013-14 Lunch Series on Safe and Healthy Communities

UT Law Student Stephanie Trinh

2012 Gentrification Series on Protecting Displaced Tenants from Redevelopment Projects

Panelists Blanca Zamora-Garcia, Will Schneir, and Robert Doggett

Presentation on the U.S. Census and Segregation in Austin

Presentation on the U.S. Census and Segregation in Austin

City of Austin Demographer Ryan Robinson

2011 Conference on Connecting Affordable Homes to Transit-Oriented Development in the Austin Region

2011 Conference on Connecting Affordable Homes to Transit-Oriented Development in the Austin Region

City of Austin Mayor Leffingwell and other panelists field questions

2011 Conference on Connecting Affordable Homes to Transit-Oriented Development in the Austin Region

City of Austin Mayor Leffingwell and other panelists field questions

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.

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Closing the Racial Wealth Gap Materials

Presentation materials are now available on our publications page.

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Faculty Affiliates Research Regional Educational Equity Policies

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.

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Uniting Our Divided City: Racial and Ethnic Divides in Education

Garrett Groves, "Uniting Our Divided City: Racial and Ethnic Divides in Education," February 18 2016.