December 9 Full Schedule of Events


12:15 - 1:15 pm (concurrent sessions)

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Inequality - Health

Mortality in the United States

Oak Lounge

James Holland Jones, Associate Professor of Anthropology

Inequality - Education

The Widening Achievement Gap Between the Rich and the Poor

Old Union 200

Sean Reardon, Associate Professor of Education

Inequality - Global

What is the Role of Art and Artists in Social Justice?

Harmony House

Jeff Chang and the Institute for Diversity in the Arts

Inequality - Environment

Equity and the Environment

Stern Dining

Paul R. Ehrlich, Bing Professor of Population Studies; Nicole Wires, Food Systems Change Coordinator at Collective Roots; Students for a Sustainable Stanford

Inequality - Political

The Diversity of Objections to Inequality

Native American Cultural Center (NACC) Main Room

Debra Satz, Marta Sutton Weeks Professor of Ethics in Society

Inequality - Political

Ethics and Politics of Inequality

Arrillaga Dining

Rob Reich, Associate Professor of Political Science and Shimaa Helmy

Inequality - Global

Organizing for Equality

Lagunita Dining


Inequality - Health

The Impact of Economic Inequality on Health Care and Health Status

Hillel - Kehillah

Don Barr, Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Inequality - Political

Addressing Political Inequality

El Centro Lounge

David Laitin, Watkins Professor of Political Science; Susan Holmes, Professor of Statistics; Frances Zlotnick, Graduate Student in Political Sciences

Inequality - Global

Race and Inequality at Occupy Wall Street

Old Union 215

Adam Hudson

Inequality - Political

Economic Inequality and Political Remedies

Cypress Rooms

David Grusky, Professor of Sociology

Inequality - Health

Health Equity and Inequity

LKSC 102

Mark Cullen, Professor of Medicine

Inequality - Global

Our Global Commitment to Equity

Wilbur Dining

Michele Barry, Professor of Medicine; Tomer Perry, Graduate Student

Inequality - Global

General Assembly

Meyer Library

Occupy Stanford

Inequality - Education

Plans of Action on Issues of Educational Inequality at Stanford and in the U.S EAST House Dining Room (lunch included)

Students enrolled in the EAST House Seminar


1:30 – 3:00 pm: Rally in White Plaza. See the flyer.

Watch a live stream of the Rally.

Open Space Discussion

3:00 - 5:00 pm: Public Forum Discussion at the Oak Room, Tresidder Student Union.

  • This discussion, facilitated by Michelle Vilchez (Executive Director at the Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center), will focus on developing individual and collective commitments to end inequality, live sustainably, and strengthen our democracy.

Post-Discussion Activities

  • 5:30-6:30 pm - Can the People Rule? Discussion hosted by IHUM students at CoHo in the Tressider Union.
  • 7:30-9:30 pm - #Occupy Poetry: Reclaiming Our Words, Stanford Spoken Word Collective Open Mic and Fall Showcase at Black Community Service Center, Brandon Family Community Room. Open mic 7:30-8 pm; showcase 8-9:30 pm