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UHD Community Invited to Virtual Public Deliberation Feb. 23

“Youth and Opportunity: What Should We Do for Future Generations to Thrive?

Election Day is March 1.

UHD’s Center for Public Deliberation, Student Government Association and Texas Rising @ UHD  are inviting the University Community to the virtual primary election public deliberation, “Youth and Opportunity: What Should We Do for Future Generations to Thrive?,  from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 23. 

This event will feature primary election candidate running for offices as well as UHD alumni, students, faculty, staff, faculty, and external community. Participants will join small, interactive, student-facilitated breakout discussion groups to consider what can be done for future generations to thrive via three possible approaches: equip people to success, give everyone a fair chance and focus on economic security. In preparation, it is encouraged to read this issue guide  about the three approaches.

Register in advance here.


About the University of Houston-Downtown

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD)—the second largest university in Houston—has served the educational needs of the nation’s fourth-largest city since 1974.

As one of four distinct public universities in the University of Houston System, UHD is a comprehensive four-year university led by President Loren J. Blanchard. Annually, UHD educates more than 15,000 students; boasts more than 60,000 alumni and offers 45 bachelor’s, nine master’s degree programs and 16 fully online programs within five colleges (Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Public Service, Sciences & Technology; and University College).

For the fourth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report ranks UHD among universities across the nation for Best Online Criminal Justice Programs (No. 27 and No. 15 for Veterans) and Best Online Bachelor’s Programs.

UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston and one of the lowest in Texas. U.S. News ranked the University among Top Performers on Social Mobility and a No. 1 ranking as the most diverse institution of higher education in the southern region of the U.S. The University is noted nationally as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, Minority-Serving Institution and Military Friendly School. For more on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit www.uhd.edu.