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Campus & Community

Scholars, Community Leaders Examine the Racial Wealth Gap at Lender Center Symposium in Atlanta

Monday, June 17, 2024, By Diane Stirling

Nationally noted author, activist and philanthropic strategy advisor Edgar Villaneuva joined Syracuse University faculty and Atlanta community, business and government leaders June 4 for the latest Lender Center for Social Justice symposium examining the racial wealth gap. “Closing the Racial…

Campus & Community

Lender Center Postdoctoral Fellow Examines the Impact of Gentrification and Displacement in Western and Central New York

Tuesday, April 16, 2024, By Diane Stirling

Growing up in Rochester and attending the University of Buffalo, Lender Center for Social Justice Postdoctoral Fellow J Coley saw firsthand how gentrification and displacement impacted those communities.   Now, Coley (they/them) studies how the policies and actions of local, state…

Campus & Community

Racial Wealth Gap Research Presented at MetLife Foundation-Lender Center Event

Wednesday, April 3, 2024, By Diane Stirling

The U.S. racial wealth gap was the focus of a symposium hosted by the Lender Center for Social Justice last week. “Interrogating the Racial Wealth Gap: Thinking Locally,” featured presentations by five faculty teams whose research is supported by 2023…

Campus & Community

Artificial Intelligence in Syracuse: Lender Center Fellows Research Talk March 22

Monday, March 18, 2024, By Diane Stirling

Mona Bhan is the Lender Center for Social Justice faculty fellow for 2022-2024. As Ford-Maxwell Professor of South Asian Studies and professor of anthropology in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, she studies artificial intelligence (AI) weaponry from…

Campus & Community

9 Projects Awarded MetLife Foundation-Lender Center Racial Wealth Gap Grants

Monday, March 11, 2024, By Diane Stirling

The Lender Center for Social Justice has awarded nine grants for new faculty research projects that study issues contributing to or helping alleviate the racial wealth gap in the United States. The awards are funded by a 2022 MetLife Foundation grant that…

Campus & Community

Lender Center Faculty Fellowship Application Period Now Open

Thursday, January 18, 2024, By Diane Stirling

The Lender Center for Social Justice is accepting applications for a two-year faculty research fellowship focused on a contemporary social issue and ideas and pathways to address it. Fellows receive research support for both years along with summer stipends and…

Campus & Community

Lender Center D.C. Conversation Expands Partnerships, Ideas to Reduce Racial Wealth Gap

Wednesday, December 13, 2023, By Diane Stirling

Economic experts, federal policymakers and human services administrators joined researchers from Syracuse University and other academic institutions recently in Washington, D.C., to examine factors that contribute to a growing racial wealth gap in America. They also looked at how academic…

Media, Law & Policy

Lender Center for Social Justice Names 5 2023-25 Student Fellows

Tuesday, November 7, 2023, By Diane Stirling

Five students have been selected as Lender Center for Social Justice student fellows and will work on a research project that examines American news media coverage and United States policymaking related to the war on terror. The group will work…

Health & Society

Racial Wealth Gap the Focus of Oct. 30 Lender Center Event in Washington

Tuesday, October 17, 2023, By Diane Stirling

In Washington, D.C., the population is booming, but rent and housing costs are spiking and wages for working-class and lower-income workers are stagnating. Those factors can create economic disparity and hardship, which makes this location an especially relevant setting for…

Campus & Community

Phillips Appointed Interim Director at Lender Center for Social Justice; Director Search Committee Named

Tuesday, September 12, 2023, By Diane Stirling

The Lender Center for Social Justice has familiar leadership for the 2023-24 academic year while a renewed search for a permanent director is conducted. Kendall Phillips, founding co-director of the Lender Center and professor in the Department of Communication and…