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

Updated: see Alvin’s Google Slides presentation and video further below

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Alvin Chang is Senior Graphics Reporter at, 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,

“This Game Shows How College Admissions Discriminates Against the Poor,” Vox, November 1, 2017,

“The Subtle Ways Colleges Discriminate Against Poor Students, Explained with a Cartoon,” Vox,

“School Segregation Didn’t Go Away. It Just Evolved.,” Vox, July 27, 2017,

“Living in a Poor Neighborhood Changes Everything about Your Life,” Vox, June 6, 2016,

“This Cartoon Explains How the Rich Got Rich and the Poor Got Poor,” Vox, May 23, 2016,

Video of presentation in four parts:


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

Downloadable PDF flyer:

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