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The Equity and Opportunity Studies Fellowship at Rutgers University- Newark is a joint partnership of the Center on Law in Metropolitan Equity (CliME) at the Rutgers Law School and the Graduate School- Newark. The Fellowship aims to promote interdisciplinary study and serious public scholarship about the structure of place-based inequality. This broad subject includes institutional analyses (e.g., education, housing, public health, infrastructure, social services) of how racial and economic inequality is reproduced to sustain geographies of relative opportunity across our region and beyond. It is open to all students at Rutgers School of Law-Newark or in the Graduate School-Newark.
Our 2015 Equity and Opportunity Studies Fellowship Conference will be held on Rutgers University-Newark's downtown campus.
The 2015 Equity and Opportunity Studies Fellowship Conference will take place on Thursday, Spetember 24th, 2015 from 4-6:30pm in Esterly Lounge, located on the second floor of Engelhard Hall, 190 University Avenue in downtown Newark, NJ.
As we complete our second full year of operations at the Center on Law in Metropolitan Equity (CLiME), we are busy expanding the discourse on structural—often place-based—inequality in the Greater Rutgers University Newark region and across metropolitan America. Thanks to the support of Chancellor Nancy Cantor and Provost Todd Clear and a growing partnership with the Graduate School under Dean Kyle Farmbry’s stewardship, CLiME has been able to embark on a broad array of exciting (and challenging) new activities that demonstrate our mission to connect law with other disciplines in order to produce research and policy perspectives on some of the most confounding equity issues of our time.
Nationally recognized metropolitan scholar and former Albuquerque Mayor David Rusk will present his article, Measuring Regional Equity, followed by a moderated discussion with the distinguished audience of elected officials, scholars, activists, representatives of non-profits and the public. CLiME Director and Rutgers Law Professor David D. Troutt will also give a talk on the structure of place-based inequality, including a reading from his new book, The Price of Paradise: The Costs of Inequality and a Vision for a More Equitable America.
CLiME Director Daivd Troutt will provide an overview account of government data trends at the Regional Fair Housing and Equity Assessment Workshop Friday, November 22, 2013 at the Bloustein School at Rutgers University. The workshop will bring together stakeholders and subject matter experts in the region to learn about the analysis to date and help guide the project.