Loyola University Maryland

Center for Innovation in Urban Education

Calendar of Events

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Justice for Freddie Gray a spoken word jam
Monday, June 8
Enoch Pratt Central Branch, Wheeler Auditorium


Documentary viewing of Second Chances: Reducing Suspensions in Maryland
Wednesday, April 22
6:30—8:30 p.m.


"Making Culturally Relevant Pedagogy Relevant"
Adrienne Dixson, Ph.D., associate professor of critical race theory and education at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Tuesday, March 31
McGuire Hall—West, Loyola University Maryland 
6—7:30 p.m.



Urban Educators: Thriving, Confused, or Fading
Wednesday, Nov. 12
McGuire Hall, Loyola University Maryland
7-8:30 p.m., (pre event reception will begin at 6 p.m.)


Hip Hop/Hip Hope: Reinventing Culturally Relevant Pedagogy
A lecture by Dr. Gloria Ladson-Billings
Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014
McGuire Hall, Loyola University Maryland
6 p.m.


Wednesday, March 19 - UNITE hosts Rev. Heber Brown
Cultural Lenses

Wednesday, March 19 - Article Presentation by Dr. Jason G. Irizarry 
“For Us, By Us”:  A Vision for Culturally Sustaining Pedagogies Forwarded by Urban Youth


Monday, February 24 - Cosponsored Community Conversation
Let's Talk about White Fear: A conversation about life and Loyola in response to the Jordan Davis verdict

Tuesday, February 18 - UNITE hosts Dr. Robert Simmons
Let's Talk about Race

Monday, February 10 - Ethics with Impact: Annual Law and the City Discussion
Making Urban Schools Work for Urban Youth: A Dialogue about Teacher Prep Programs and Alternatives like TFA



Monday, November 18 - 20/20 Baltimore Speaker Series 
Loyola's Footprint Just Around the Corner

Wednesday, November 13 - Guest Lecture by Dr. David Stovall
Research, Race, Class and Praxis in the "End Times":  Moving Towards the Nexus of Struggle and Community Engagement 

Thursday, November 7 - Lecture with C. Mathew Hill, J.D.
Tale of Two Baltimores: Gentrification, Failed Laws, and How You Can Fix It!


Wednesday, October 16 - Fall 2013 Panel Discussion
What You Should Learn about Urban Teaching in Your Teacher Preparation Program but Won't!


Friday, September 20 - York Road Initiative
Exploring Urban Community Assets using Education as our Lens