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January 16, 2019 | 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Category: Lecture
Location: Law School Building Auditorium | Map
471 W. Palmer
Detroit, MI 48202
Cost: Free
Audience: Academic Staff, Alumni, Community, Current Graduate Students, Current Undergraduate Students, Faculty, Parents, Prospective Students

Five Educational Imperatives for Justice

H. Richard Milner IV

Cornelius Vanderbilt Endowed Chair of Education Vanderbilt University

Join us to learn from a nationally renowned and award-winning researcher who will address the intersection of education and social justice. Engage in dialogue with a panel of prominent leaders representing P-12 and higher education, government, and non-profit sectors. This event will focus on pressing matters centered on urban education, and will discuss implications for policy, curriculum, teaching and learning, and school-community relations.


  • Nikolai P. Vitti, Superintendent, Detroit Public Schools Community District
  • Sherry Gay-Dagnogo, elected Member, Michigan House of Representatives
  • Darienne B. Driver, President & CEO, United Way for Southeastern Michigan (to be confirmed)
  • Sandra M. Gonzales, Associate Professor of Teacher Education, Wayne State University

Welcome and Introduction

  • Keith E. Whitfield, Provost & Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, Wayne State University
  • R. Douglas Whitman, Dean, College of Education, Wayne State University
  • Roland Sintos Coloma, Assistant Dean, Teacher Education, Wayne State University


  • College of Education
  • Frederick C. Neff Endowed Memorial Lectureship
  • Kaplan Collaborative
  • Division of Teacher Education
For more information about this event, please contact Roland Sintos Coloma at 313-577-0902 or