Using Data for Racial Justice: A Conversation with Sam Sinyangwe
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, Oct. 18 at 5 p.m. to reserve your seat. Lunch will be provided.
Samuel Sinyangwe is an activist and data scientist focused on ending racism and police violence in the United States. He 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 and BBC, in theLA Times, and on the Forbes 30 under 30 and the Root 100. Previously, Sinyangwe 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 and graduated from Stanford University in 2012, where he studied how race and racism impact the U.S. political system.
Tickets: https://youthrex-sam-sinyangwe.eventbrite.ca .