Center for 'Race' Colloquia Series: The Opioid Crisis and the US Foster Care System

María X. Sanmartín (Department of Health Professions) will discuss her project “The Opioid Crisis and the US Foster Care System: New Evidence on a State Level Policy Initiatives Impacting Children Entering the Foster Care System because of Parental Opioid Use.” 

Held on the last Wednesday of every month during the academic year, in these colloquia, faculty members are invited to present their recent publications and engage with new scholarship focusing on race, culture and social justice. Multiple forms of scholarly production are welcome, including books, films, music, and other artistic expressions and research projects related to the core mission of the Center:


The Center for “Race,” Culture and Social Justice, established at Hofstra University in January 2017, works to promote diversity, inclusiveness and cultural awareness on campus, and features several distinctive research and scholarly programs throughout the academic year.

This event is also part of Day of Dialogue: The State of the United States: Our Issues and Election 2020In anticipation of the 2020 presidential election, Day of Dialogue invites conversation about issues important to a wide variety of communities. Many are considered through the perspective of specific problems and policies. The entire day will be hosted on Zoom, which makes each session convenient to attend. Please come and join the discussion. Let your voice be heard, while engaging others who think differently. Presented by  Center for Civic Engagement.



Date: Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Time: 11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (Common Hour)

LocationZoom link (no RSVP necessary):


All events are open to the public. For information, please contact the Center for “Race,” Culture and Social Justice at 516-463-6585 or


Wednesday, October 28, 2020





Hofstra University Virtual Event
Offered online
Hempstead, NY 11549-1000


Center for “Race,” Culture and Social Justice

Phone: 516-463-6585
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