The Educated City: Nikole Hannah-Jones
Nikole Hannah-Jones covers racial injustice for The New York Times Magazine. She was named a 2017 MacArthur Genius Grant Fellow and has won a Peabody, a Polk, and a National Magazine Award. She’s currently writing a book on school segregation called The Problem We All Live With and is the co-founder of the Ida B. Wells Society for Investigative Reporting with the goal of increasing the number of reporters and editors of color.
Larry Scarpa is the Principal at Brooks + Scarpa Architects, co-founder of the A+D Museum in Los Angeles, Livable Places and the Affordable Housing Design Leadership Institute. He’s also currently a faculty member at the University of Southern California. Scarpa is considered a pioneer and leader in the field of sustainable design and over the last ten years his firm has received more than 50 major design awards.
The Healthy City: Gina Kolata
Gina Kolata is a science and health reporter for the New York Times. She’s also the author of six books, including Mercies in Disguise. Kolata has received many awards and honors, including from the American Association of Health Care Journalists, the University of Maryland, and the Susan G. Komen Foundation’s media award.
The Inclusive City: Wajahat Ali
Wajahat Ali is a journalist, writer, lawyer, playwright, TV host, and a consultant for the U.S. State Department. He’s a New York Times Contributing Op-Ed Writer, creative director of Affinis Labs, and regularly appears on CNN to discuss politics. He was nominated for a Peabody for the series The Secret Life of Muslims and helped launch the Al Jazeera American network as co-host of Al Jazeera America’s The Stream. He’s the author of the play The Domestic Crusaders.
Come hear these amazing speakers on April 7, 2018!