Comparing Social Indicators in the 50 States -- Where Does Louisiana Stand?

The Gillespie-Senter Memorial Community Breakfast
Saturday March 14th session:

Comparing Social Indicators in the 50 States:
Where Does Louisiana Stand?
Dennis Kalob, Ph.D.
Economic Policy Specialist
Jesuit Social Research Institute at Loyola University
SATURDAY MARCH 14, 2020 / 11:00am
First Unitarian Universalist Church
5212 South Claiborne Avenue, New Orleans
(Inside the Parson Clapp Large Classroom -- Enter building via Soniat Street entryway)
10:30am - Coffee and light breakfast pastries
10:55am - Brief personal introductions
11:00am - Keynote program
12:00pm - Progressive Community announcements
For more information, contact Brad Ott at or (504) 810-3919
The Gillespie-Senter Memorial Community Breakfast has been a project of
the First Unitarian Universalist Church Social Justice Team since May 1983

The Jesuit Social Research Institute at Loyola University (JSRI) just published a social indicators report comparing the 50 states on measures of racial, economic, and immigrant justice. Guess which state came in last? (Hint: you're living in that state now).

URL: JSRI Just South Index 2018

Economic Policy Specialist Dennis Kalob, Ph.D. comes to JSRI with over 30 years of experience as a sociologist, educator and social justice activist. He holds a B.A. from Loyola University New Orleans, an M.A. from Boston College, and a Ph.D. from the Union Institute. He has been on the faculty –and sometimes working in administrative capacities—at Loyola New Orleans, New England College and Manhattan College before returning here to Loyola and joining the JSRI staff in October of 2018. Dennis specializes in issues pertaining to social inequality, health care, political economy, social action, and public policy.

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