The Alumni Association of Case Western Reserve University will continue Spartans Step Up, a series of webcasts focusing on CWRU’s approach to the COVID-19 pandemic Thursday, Aug. 13, at 11 a.m. ET/8 a.m. PT. This installment of the podcast, titled “At-Risk Populations—Recognizing and Supporting the Most Vulnerable,” will focus on how the pandemic has affected the needs and security of low-income families and those struggling with domestic violence, as well as what the university can do to assist them. Grover C. Gilmore, dean of the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, will moderate an expert panel featuring:
- Darcy Freedman, director of the Mary Ann Swetland Center for Environmental Health at the School of Medicine; and
- Rachel Lovell, research assistant professor for the Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education in the Mandel School.
Viewers are invited to submit questions for the panel by registering for the livestream or submitting them during the webcast. Join the CWRU livestream or watch on The Alumni Association’s Facebook page.