Honors: Afsha Bawany, Su Kim Chung, Sean Kennedy, Jennifer Ream, Brittani Sterling, and Claytee White

Afsha Bawany (Urban Affairs), Su Kim Chung, Sean Kennedy,Brittani Sterling, and Claytee White (all Libraries), and Jennifer Ream (Journalism and Media Studies), were honored by the Public Relations Society of America's Las Vegas Chapter with a 2021 Pinnacle Award in public service for the “We Need to Talk” educational series. 

The series examines how multiple aspects of systemic racism impact our community. The goal is to propose steps communities and individuals can take to affect positive change. The series features Southern Nevada community members, UNLV alumni, and researchers surrounding issues of race and systemic racism. 

Archived episodes from September 2020 to November 2021 are available on the UNLV Libraries website.


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People | November 19, 2021
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