Center on Race and Social Problems

2011 Summer Institutes

In the summer of 2011, the Center sponsored four days of institutes focused on Black males.  Each institute consisted of two presentations by experts on violence, employment, education, health and mental health for Black males in the Pittsburgh area. These institutes were generously funded by The Pittsburgh Foundation.

June 2  Black Male Gun Violence 


  • Richard Garland, Executive Director, One Vision One Life
  • Nathan Harper, Pittsburgh Chief of Police

Guest Ph.D. Students from Other Social Work Schools

  • Charles Graham, Doctoral Student, University of Michigan

June 6  Black Male Employment 

June 27  Black Male Health/Mental Health 

July 7  Black Male Education