July 29 – Alight Funding Refugees & A Writer’s Tale

Ellen DanielsAOS, Charlottesville, Talk

Christine Mahoney, co-founder of the Alight Fund, which is empowering refugee entrepreneurs to grow small businesses in displacement-effected zones. Her new book is “Failure and Hope: Fighting for the Rights of the Forcibly Displaced.” She is Professor of Public Policy and Politics at the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy and Director of the Social Entrepreneurship at the University of Virginia.… Read More

July 15 – Wrongful Convictions; Making Whiteness

adminAOS, Talk

Deirdre Enright, director of the Innocence Project Clinic at the University of Virginia School of Law. The clinic investigates wrongful convictions of inmates throughout Virginia. You also may know Deirdre from her appearances on the viral podcast, Serial.… Read More