Sep 12 2007
School of Social Work Conference Center, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney Fall 2007 Speaker Series at The Center on Race and Social Problems begins with "Mental Health Risk Factors in Nonwhite Populations."

Carl C. Bell, president and CEO of the Community Mental Health Council, is the featured speaker.

The event is free and open to the public and includes lunch. Registration is not required.

The series takes place from noon to 1:30 p.m. in Room 2017 in the University of Pittsburgh's Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Pittsburgh.

The center is part of the University of Pittsburgh's School of Social Work. Its mission is to conduct applied social science research on race, color and ethnicity and their influence on the quality of life for all Americans. This lecture series is designed to provide an opportunity for faculty, students and the community to engage in race-related discussions of mutual interest.

Future topics in the series are:

  • "Shopping Under Suspicion: Consumer Racial Profiling and Perceived Victimization" — October 9
  • "Post-Welfare Outcomes for African Americans and Hispanics" — November 15
  • "Challenges of Race, Poverty and Sprawl" — December 3