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September 16 | Terri Watson | Creating the Beloved Community

Creating the Beloved Community

Terri Watson

Wed, September 16, 2020

7:00 PM – 8:30 PM EDT

Register for the event here

Please join the Ph.D. Program in Urban Education as we launch our Fall 2020 Colloquium Speaker Series. This year’s Colloquium is guided by a focus on the global Black Lives Matter movement and an inquiry into Restorative Justice practices within our program community.

We are honored to welcome Dr. Terri Watson as our first guest lecturer. Her talk, entitled, “Creating the Beloved Community” will orient, enrich, and inspire the conversations that will continue in Urban Education and beyond this semester.


7:00pm: Arrival and Welcome (Dr. Mangual Figueroa)

7:15pm: Creating the Beloved Community (Dr. Watson)

8:00pm: Q&A, Discussion (moderated by Dr. Mangual Figueroa)

Dr. Terri N. Watson is an Associate Professor in the Department of Leadership and Human Development at CCNY. A Harlem native, her research examines effective school leadership and is aimed to improve the educational outcomes and life chances of historically excluded and underserved students and families. This year, Dr. Watson is a Distinguished Visiting Scholar at the University of Buffalo; she is also one of seven faculty members leading the CUNY Graduate Center Seminar on Public Engagement and Collaborative Research.