On Thursday, November 19, join the Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE) for a virtual seminar, “Chaos or Community? Urban Policy in the Biden Administration.” Panelists will include Dr. Algernon Austin, Senior Researcher at the Thurgood Marshall Institute, NAACP Legal Defense Fund; Dr. Sandra Newman, Professor of Policy Studies at the Johns Hopkins University, where she directs the Center on Housing, Neighborhoods, and Communities; and Dr. Alan Mallach, Senior Fellow at the Center for Community Progress in Washington, DC. 

The event will take place on Thursday, November 19, at 12:30 p.m., via Zoom. Registration is required. 

Questions may be directed to Dr. Natasha Fletcher, Associate Director of CURE. 

Please see below for more information on the seminar topic:

“Cities in the US are at a crossroads, with a severe lack of affordable housing, exclusionary zoning in the suburbs, persistent racial and economic segregation, rising homelessness, and a steep increase in evictions. In “hot market” cities, these problems coexist with rapid gentrification in favored corridors, often leading to displacement and a loss of affordable units. As Martin Luther King, Jr., asked, “Where do we go from here – Chaos or Community?””