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Working for Justice

Dartmouth Alumni on Pursuing Racial and Social Justice in Your Career

Monday, May 10, 2021
7:00pm – 8:00pm
Virtual Event
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Lectures & Seminars

Working for Justice: Dartmouth Alumni on Pursuing Racial and Social Justice in Your Career

Link for the event.

Interested in how you might pursue racial and social justice, as you understand these aims, in your work, in shaping the workplace, or through other efforts? Join us for a conversation oriented toward providing students with a practical opportunity to engage with Dartmouth alumni about their perspectives and experiences. This event is part of the Government Department's 2020-21 “Vow to Act” conversation series on racial justice.

Panelist Bios:

Jessica Guthrie ‘10 is a caregiver, justice advocate, educator and non-profit leader.  She recently accepted the role as Chief Program Officer for Teach For America Dallas-Fort Worth and will be responsible for a network of over 1,500 leaders working to end educational inequity through systems level change.  In addition to her work in education, Jessica serves on the board for Justice through PoliceReform Political Action Committee. While at Dartmouth, Jessica majored in Sociology and Public Policy and was very involved in Rocky Programs, The AAM, and Gospel Choir just to name a few! She currently resides in Fredericksburg where she cares for her mother with Alzheimer ’s disease and serves a millennial caregiver advocate.

Janos Marton ‘04 is the National Director of Dream Corps Justice. Janos is a born and raised New Yorker, and after beginning his career as an organizer, returned home to attend law school. Since then he has fought for racial justice as a civil rights lawyer, taken on corruption in New York politics (including Andrew Cuomo) as special counsel to the Moreland Commission, and investigated NYPD misconduct. He then ran criminal justice programs across the country for the American Civil Liberties Union. He was most recently a candidate for Manhattan District Attorney.  While at Dartmouth, Janos served as student body president, lived in Panarchy, and worked the late night shift at Novack Cafe. 

Jorge Miranda ‘01 is the Senior Director of High Schools with KIPP, a national network of 255 charter schools (pre-K to 12) that predominantly serve Black and Latino students. KIPP’s mission is to prepare all students with the skills and confidence to succeed in college, career and beyond so that they can lead fulfilling lives and build a more just world. Prior to joining KIPP, Jorge was Principal of Match Public High School in Boston from 2006 to 2011. Jorge is the proud son of immigrants and was the first in his family to graduate from college – graduating from Dartmouth with a major in Government and minor in Education. He now lives in the Bay Area with his partner, also a Dartmouth graduate, and they have 3 children (ages 6, 4 and 2). 

Julie Rose is an Associate Professor in the Department of Government at Dartmouth College. Her primary area of research and teaching is contemporary political philosophy, with a focus on questions of economic justice.

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Roberta Seaver

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