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Thursday, November 1, 2018


Registration, Buffet Lunch

11:30am – 12:30pm



12:30pm – 1:15pm


Keynote: Ameliorating Stereotype Threat

1:15pm – 2:00pm


Broken Places – PBS Documentary Screening and Discussion

2:10pm – 3:00pm

  • Presenter: Daniella Rin Hover; Documentary Participant
  • Moderator: Charmaine Lujares; EMPath


Snack/Coffee Break

3:00pm – 3:30pm


Concurrent Sessions

3:30pm – 4:30pm


EMPath Participant Panel: What’s Possible?

4:45pm – 5:30pm


Reception with Beer, Wine, and Hors D’ouvres

5:45pm – 7:00pm

Friday, November 2, 2018


Registration and Light Breakfast

8:30am – 9:00am


Day 2 Welcome

9:00am – 9:15am

Martin J. Walsh, Mayor of Boston and Honorary Co-Chair of the Disrupting the Cycle of Poverty Conference

Keynote: Disrupting the Stories that Justify Inequality and Poverty

9:15am – 10:00am


Concurrent Sessions

10:15am – 11:15am


Keynote: Intergenerational Mobility and Higher Education in America: New Findings from Big Data

11:30am – 12:15pm


Buffet Lunch with Networking

12:15pm – 1:30pm


Ideas with Impact: Rapid-Fire Sessions (will by live streamed)

1:30pm – 2:45pm


Keynote: Eradicating Microaggressions and Racism in the Human Services Sector

2:45pm – 3:30pm



3:30pm – 4:00pm