Glennon Sweeney will be the speaker for the upcoming AALI Speaks event on Monday, January 13, 2020 from 12-1:30pm.
Glennon will outline the historic and contemporary policies that have created our segregated opportunity landscape. This lecture serves to highlight untold American history and dispel the culture of poverty notion that is so prevalent in the US.
She is a senior research associate at the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in the Community Assessment and Metropolitan Change unit. She joined Kirwan in 2011 and in 2014 began leading the Institute’s food justice work. Her work focuses on issues related to food security and access, metropolitan neighborhood change, housing, civic engagement, equity and the intersection of jurisdictional fragmentation and social service delivery.
Sweeney brings tremendous expertise and insight into the important topic of food justice, especially as it relates to the North End. Make sure to join us on Monday,January 13th from 12-1:30 pm. The event will be at NECIC, 134 N Main St, Mansfield 44902.
Registration is free of charge but is required! We also have the option to purchase lunch with us for $10 Register Today! Again the event is free to all. Seats are limited, so get your tickets quickly!