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Economic Justice Speaker Series: Collective Courage w/Jessica Gordon Nembhard
Start Date: 10/23/2014Start Time: 1:40 PM
End Date: 10/23/2014End Time: 3:00 PM
Event Description:

Economic Justice Speaker Series
Collective Courage: A History of African American Cooperative Thought and Practice


October 23, 2014
1:40pm-3:00pm
New Building; Rm L2.85


Jessica Gordon Nembhard is Professor of Community Justice and Social Economic Development
in the Department of Africana Studies at John Jay College, of the City University of New York
(CUNY) in New York City, USA. Dr. Gordon Nembhard is a political economist specializing in
community economic development, wealth inequality, Black political economy, popular economic
literacy, and community justice. Her research has focused on community- and asset- based
economic development and democratic community economics; cooperative economics and worker
ownership; racial and economic wealth inequality and wealth accumulation in communities of color;
and alternative urban economic and youth educational development strategies. Her future research
and policy analyses will connect community-based economic development, asset building, and
economic justice strategies with community-based approaches to justice.

Sponsored by: Economics, Economics Club
Location Information:
New Building
59th Street and Eleventh Avenue
New York, NY

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