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Sixth Annual Workshop

SPRING 2017 / APRIL 22, 2017



Featured Speaker, Wornie Reed

Professor of Sociology and Africana Studies and 

Director of the Race and Social Policy Research Center at Virginia Tech

Professor Reed has taught courses, conducted research, and published numerous articles and several books on medical care, health and illness, urban communities, and criminal and juvenile justice. He serves on the Steering Committee of the Montgomery County Dialogue on Race.

Featured Speaker, Sarah Halvorson-Fried

Researcher at Harlem Children’s Zone  

Sarah Halvorson-Fried received her Master’s in Urban and Regional Planning from Virginia Tech in 2016. For her mater’s thesis, she researched employment and income inequality in the New River Valley in partnership with the Dialogue on Race Employment and Income Gap Issue Group. She now works as a researcher at Harlem Children’s Zone, a nonprofit organization dedicated to ending intergenerational poverty in Harlem through education, health, and community development services.


An archive of all past Combating Racial Injustice Workshops.


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