Urban Sociology Expert to Speak June 24, 2015

April 22, 2015 at 4:14 PM

Join us for a stimulating presentation from Urban Sociology Expert Dr. Katherine S. Newman on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 8:00 a.m. Location to be determined

UMass Amherst Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Katherine S. Newman, Ph.D. is a nationally recognized sociologist who has written 12 books and established successful programs researching poverty, inequality, discrimination and education in the U.S. and internationally.  She initiated an “arts campus” in a distressed neighborhood of Baltimore, and she is currently working on a book about returning to traditions of apprenticeship to prepare a highly qualified workforce.

Participants will also be updated on the planned fall C2C trip to Chattanooga, Tennessee including a question and answer session.

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Paul Robbins


Paul Robbins of Paul Robbins Associates-Strategic Communications is managing the City2City Pioneer Valley blog. The intent is solely to provide information about the initiative and inform those interested about ongoing City2City initiatives. Paul is a member of the City2City Greater Springfield planning committee and participated in the first trip to Winston-Salem and Greensboro, North Carolina. He will post content generated by City2City participants, provide updates on related initiatives and publish input from those interested in the initiative. For those wishing to provide content, Paul can be reached at paul@paulrobbinsassociates.com.