Yearlings Club Series

The Forum Series is sponsored by the UofL College of Arts and Sciences, Office of the Dean, Office for International, Diversity and Engagement Programs and The Yearlings Club, Inc.  This exciting partnership is a university Signature Partnership Initiative.There are many important issues addressed by this Series. Talented individuals share their expertise and help us discover solutions. But the most important voice is yours! Bring a family member, friend, or young person and join the conversation!

Seated left to right: Dr. Marty Pollio, JCPS Interim Superintendent, Mrs. Diane Porter, JCPS Board of Education; Dr. John Marshall, Chief Equity Officer, Robert Gunn, Principal, W. E. B. DuBois Academy; Camara Douglas, Doctoral Student – Dept. of Pan African Studies.
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2018-2019

A Superintendent's Vision & Black Male Academies

MODERATOR: Dr. Cheri Dawson-Edwards, Associate Professor, Dept. for Criminal Justice

PANEL: Seated left to right in photo: Dr. Marty Pollio, JCPS Interim Superintendent, Mrs. Diane Porter, JCPS Board of Education; Dr. John Marshall, Chief Equity Officer, Robert Gunn, Principal, W. E. B. DuBois Academy; Camara Douglas, Doctoral Student – Dept. of Pan African Studies.

Left to right: Dr. Theresa Rajack-Talley, A&S Associate DeanDr. Margaret D’Silva, Professor of Communications & Panel ModeratorDr. Kimberly Kemp-Leonard, Dean, College of Arts and SciencesDr. Priscilla McCutcheon, Assist. Professor of Pan African Studies and Geography;  Cassia Herron, Research Manager – UofL, Social Justice Consortium - Ann Braden Institute;   Theresa Zawacki, Senior Policy Advisor to Louisville ForwardJeff White, President, The Yearlings Club
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2018

Food Deserts: Causes, Consequences and Solutions

Photo from Yearlings Club Jan 2018 - left to right: Dr. Theresa Rajack-Talley, A&S Associate DeanDr. Margaret D’Silva, Professor of Communications & Panel ModeratorDr. Kimberly Kemp-Leonard, Dean, College of Arts and SciencesDr. Priscilla McCutcheon, Assist. Professor of Pan African Studies and Geography;  Cassia Herron, Research Manager – UofL, Social Justice Consortium - Ann Braden Institute;   Theresa Zawacki, Senior Policy Advisor to Louisville ForwardJeff White, President, The Yearlings Club

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Featured in photo from left to right is Vonwilt J. Macklin, First African American female basketball athlete to receive a scholarship from the University of Louisville; Mr. Wilbur Hackett, early black athlete recruited by the University of Kentucky; Dr. Ricky Jones, Chair, Pan African Studies department; Mr. Wilbur Hackett Sr.; Mr. Nate Northington, first African American recruited by the University of Kentucky; Honorable Greg Fischer, Mayor; Mr. Wade Houston, first African American basketball player to receive a University of Louisville scholarship; Dr. Theresa Rajack-Talley, Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, International, Diversity and Engagement Programs.
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2016-2017

Important issues affecting the urban community in Louisville and communities across the region

Photo from February Black History Month Program: Salute to African American Athletes - from left to right is Vonwilt J. Macklin, First African American female basketball athlete to receive a scholarship from the University of Louisville; Mr. Wilbur Hackett, early black athlete recruited by the University of Kentucky; Dr. Ricky Jones, Chair, Pan African Studies department; Mr. Wilbur Hackett Sr.; Mr. Nate Northington, first African American recruited by the University of Kentucky; Honorable Greg Fischer, Mayor; Mr. Wade Houston, first African American basketball player to receive a University of Louisville scholarship; Dr. Theresa Rajack-Talley, Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, International, Diversity and Engagement Programs.

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