DU Grand Challenges Forums highlight topics related to the interconnected issues of Improving Daily Living, Increasing Economic Opportunity and Advancing Deliberation and Action for the Public Good. Campus and community experts share bold and provocative ‘lightning’ talks that spark discussion among attendees on how the topic impacts our communities, providing fuel and inspiration for bold actions that help our communities thrive.


May Forum: The Role of Higher Education in Movement-Building

Monday, May 24th, 4pm MDT

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Upcoming Forums

The Role of Higher Education in Movement-Building

  • May 24th, 4pm

Watch the lightning talks from our April Forum on Community-Engaged Scholarship to End Gender Violence now!

Check out the lightning talks from our January Forum, Centering Antiracism in Community-University Partnerships!

Watch the lightning talks from our November 2020 Forum, Beyond Elections: Deliberation & Action for the Public Good, here.

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