UROC Community Day/10th Anniversary Celebration
June 21, 2021 – June 22, 2021
University of Minnesota Robert J. Jones Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center|UROC staff, faculty, students and community partners invite you to celebrate ten years of groundbreaking research and vibrant community outreach at the UROC Community Day/10th Anniversary Celebration on Monday, June 21.
This year’s celebration will feature The Art of Transformation: We Thrive Together, a 4 p.m. virtual UROC Critical Conversation featuring five of UROC’s innovative project leaders who’ve demonstrated exceptional resilience and creativity in growing their organizations and community-based projects over the past year.
The conversation will feature UROC founder University of Illinois Chancellor Robert J. Jones and University and community leaders from The Ladder, the University School of Nursing’s Ready Steady project, Seeds to Harvest, UROC’s new Voices of the Future project and the University’s Technology Empowerment Center. The event will also include a welcome from University of Minnesota President Joan Gabel.
In addition to the virtual conversation, the celebration will feature a special commemorative bridge lighting, the online unveiling of UROC’S tenth anniversary photography exhibit, and more.