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November 18, 2021
4:00 - 5:30 pm
Rapaporte Treasure Hall in the Goldfarb Library
Howard C. Stevenson, a nationally recognized clinical psychologist and researcher of racial stress and trauma, will be honored as the 2020 winner of the Joseph B. and Toby Gittler Prize and deliver a lecture. Stevenson is the Constance Clayton Professor of Urban Education at the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education, where he serves as executive director of the Racial Empowerment Collaborative and directs Forward Promise, a national philanthropic office that promotes a culture of health for boys and young men of color, to help them heal from the trauma of historical and present-day dehumanization, discrimination and colonization.
The Gittler Prize is hosted by the International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life on behalf of the Office of the President and Office of the Provost.