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01: Pursuing Racial Unity

Updated: Mar 15, 2021

One of the barriers that keeps our neighbors from flourishing in our Evansville community has to do with ethnic and cultural background. More than half of our black youth experience poverty. Why? We're diving into the racial sociology and history of Evansville to understand why those gaps exist, and what we can do to address them.


  • Dr. Rob Shelby, Chief Diversity Officer at the University of Evansville

  • Kelley Coures, Executive Director of the Department of Metropolitan Development


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