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5th World Conference on Remedies to Racial and Ethnic Economic Inequality

The Roy Wilkins Center for Human Relations and Social Justice of The University of Minnesota is co-hosting the 5th World Conference on Remedies to Racial and Ethnic Economic Inequality, September 26-29 2018, in Vitória, Brazil.

The conference, held on a primarily Afro-Brazilian University campus, will encompass disparities in public health, education, civic engagement, socioeconomic standing, and representation.

Subtopics include:

  • Longer term consequences of persistent poverty and inequality in access to quality health care among low-income, racial and ethnic minority group members.
  • Comparative analysis of the effectiveness of alternative policy interventions designed to reduce racial and ethnic economic inequality.
  • Problems of political corruption and uneven development
  • Causes and consequences of inequalities in access to health care and alternative health care delivery systems.
  • Racial identity and the evolution of policies in higher education, public employment, and government contracting and procurement.
  • Innovative policies designed to remedy racial and ethnic economic inequality: baby bonds, universal employment, guaranteed minimum income plans.

Deadline for abstracts: May 15

More information for the conference can be found here.

For questions, please email [email protected].

Thank you.

The Roy Wilkins Center for Human Relations and Social Justice
Humphrey School of Public Affairs | hhh.umn.edu
University of Minnesota | umn.edu
[email protected]612-626-8093

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