Lunch and Book Talk: Making College Work - Pathways to Success for Disadvantaged Students by Harry Holzer and Sandy Baum

This event will feature Harry Holzer, Professor of Public Policy at the McCourt School at Georgetown University, and Sandy Baum, Senior Fellow at the Urban Institute and their newly released book, Making College Work - Pathways to Success for Disadvantaged Students, published by Brookings Institution Press. Their book highlights practical solutions for improving higher education opportunities for economically diverse students.

This event is part of a year-long recognition of the 50 years of the Georgetown University’s Community Scholars Program in the Center for Multicultural Equity and Access. Professor Elizabeth Velez and alumna Toddchelle Young ('12) will also offer remarks at the event.

The first 40 people to register for this event will receive a copy of the book at the event. This event is hosted by the Let Freedom Ring! Initiative of the Office of the President and is part of CSJ's annual Social Justice Week.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 11:00am to 1:00pm

Healey Family Student Center, Social Room
3700 O Street NW, Washington, DC 20057

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Provost, Office of the, Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching and Service, President, Office of the, Student Affairs, Multicultural Equity & Access, Center for





Harry Holzer and Sandy Baum

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Mary Goodman

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Caitlin Miller

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