WHEN: February 27 – March 1, 2018
MAIN LOCATION: Pauley Ballroom, UC Berkeley, 2475 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94720 (registration details below)
SATELLITE LOCATION: Reginald F. Lewis Museum, 2nd Floor Theater, 830 E. Pratt St., Baltimore, MD 21202 (registration details here)
WHO: More than 30 relevant experts, scholars, and ex-members of the Kerner Commission
The “Race & Inequality in America: The Kerner Commission at 50” conference aims to serve as a landmark, comprehensive investigation of race in American society. The conference will be held February 27-March 1, 2018 at UC Berkeley, with a satellite location at Johns Hopkins University. Findings from the conference will be compiled into reports and multimedia materials to be made publicly available following the conference, in order to serve as a landmark retrospective as well as a roadmap for a policy agenda that can grapple with the challenges of racial inequality in American society.