Educational Inequality through Digital Storytelling

Public lecture by Alvin Chang

Tuesday, February 27th 2018, 12:15-1:15pm
Terrace Rooms, Mather Hall, Trinity College, Hartford CT

Register to help us plan a light lunch for this free public event

Photo by Vox.com

Alvin Chang is Senior Graphics Reporter at Vox.com, and previously was a data journalist at the Connecticut Mirror in Hartford CT.

Explore his series of interactive digital essays on inequality, poverty, racism, and education:

 

“We Can Draw School Zones to Make Classrooms Less Segregated,” Vox, January 8, 2018, https://www.vox.com/2018/1/8/16822374/school-segregation-gerrymander-map.

“This Game Shows How College Admissions Discriminates Against the Poor,” Vox, November 1, 2017, https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2017/11/1/16526202/college-scholarship-tycoon-game.

“The Subtle Ways Colleges Discriminate Against Poor Students, Explained with a Cartoon,” Vox, https://www.vox.com/platform/amp/2017/9/11/16270316/college-mobility-culture.

“School Segregation Didn’t Go Away. It Just Evolved.,” Vox, July 27, 2017,https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2017/7/27/16004084/school-segregation-evolution.

“Living in a Poor Neighborhood Changes Everything about Your Life,” Vox, June 6, 2016, http://www.vox.com/2016/6/6/11852640/cartoon-poor-neighborhoods.

“This Cartoon Explains How the Rich Got Rich and the Poor Got Poor,” Vox, May 23, 2016, http://www.vox.com/2016/5/23/11704246/wealth-inequality-cartoon.

Co-sponsored by the Educational Studies Program, Educational Technology, Sociology Department, Urban Education Initiative, Bridging Divides Series, and others at Trinity College. For questions, contact jack.dougherty@trincoll.edu

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