Lecture Series Explores Navigating our Colliding Worlds - continued
Kotlowitz is best known for his bestselling book, “There Are No Children Here: The Story of Two Boys Growing Up in the Other America,” selected by the New York Public Library as one of the 150 most important books of the century. Most recently, he co-produced the film “The Interrupters,” a documentary on urban violence. Kotlowitz also contributes to The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, and public radio’s “This American Life.”
Dr. Charles Payne:
Payne is the Frank P. Hixon Distinguished Service Professor in the School of Social Service Administration at the University of Chicago, where he is also an affiliate of the Urban Education Institute. He recently published “So Much Reform, So Little Change” concerning the persistence of failure in urban districts, and “Teach Freedom: The African American Tradition of Education For Liberation” on Freedom School-like education. Recently Dr. Payne served as the interim Chief Education Officer for the Chicago Public Schools.
Carvalho, FACHE, is vice president of strategic planning and business development at Holy Cross Hospital, a Catholic safety net hospital on Chicago’s south side. She was also the founding executive director of the Center for Multicultural Communities, which focuses on racism and regional development in Chicago’s southern suburbs. Carvalho attended Radcliffe College and received her master’s degree in health policy and management from the Harvard School of Public Health.