Free

Using Data for Racial Justice: A Conversation with Samuel Sinyangwe

Event Information

Share this event

Date and Time

Location

Location

New Student Centre

York University

4700 Keele St.

Toronto, ON M3J 1P3

Canada

View Map

Event description

Description


Join us to explore how data can be used as an advocacy tool for justice and equity.

Youth Research and Evaluation eXchange (YouthREX), in partnership with the School of Social Work and the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies at York University, is excited to host a conversation on Using Data for Racial Justice with special guest Samuel Sinyangwe, an activist and data scientist based in New York.

We invite you to a join us for a dialogue on how we can mobilize data as an advocacy tool for justice and equity.

This event is free, but registration is required by Thursday, October 18th at 5:00PM to reserve your seat.

Lunch will be provided.

We look forward to seeing you there!

***

Samuel Sinyangwe is an activist and data scientist focused on ending racism and police violence in the United States. Samuel has co-founded Mapping Police Violence to support activists across the country to collect and use data to fight police violence and Campaign Zero to advocate for local, state, and federal policy solutions to end police violence. He has been featured on MSNBC, CNN, BBC, LA Times, the Forbes 30 under 30 and The Root 100. Previously, Samuel worked at PolicyLink to support a national network of 61 Promise Neighborhoods communities to build cradle-to-career systems of support for low-income families. He grew up in Orlando, Florida, and graduated from Stanford University in 2012, where he studied how race and racism impact the U.S. political system.


Youth Research and Evaluation eXchange (YouthREX) is a province-wide initiative based at the School of Social Work at York University. Our Mission is to make research evidence and evaluation practices accessible and relevant to Ontario’s grassroots youth sector through capacity building, knowledge exchange, and evaluation leadership. Our Vision is an Ontario where shared knowledge is transformed into positive impact for all youth.

Share with friends

Date and Time

Location

New Student Centre

York University

4700 Keele St.

Toronto, ON M3J 1P3

Canada

View Map

Save This Event

Event Saved