Panel Discussion

Fire in the Ashes? Helping Children to Learn and to Thrive in Disadvantaged Communities

Monday, November 3, 2014
4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Room 212 French Hall


Jane Zehnder-Merrell, MPA, Director, Kids Count in Michigan, Michigan League for Public Policy
“Challenges for Disadvantaged Children and Their Families in Michigan Communities”

Alison Miller, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor,  University of Michigan School of Public Health Department of Health Behavior and Health Education
“Child development and learning under stress”

Richard Russell, B.A., M.Ed., STAR Program Coordinator, University of Michigan-Flint Department of Education
“Parents, teachers, and schools in low-income neighborhoods”

Moderated by Peggy Kahn, Professor of Political Science and Co-Chair, UM-Flint 2014 Common Read. 

Light refreshments to be served.