Authority of Metropolitan Governance at St. Norbert

Myron Orfield, a professor at the University of Minnesota Law School and one of the country’s foremost authorities on metropolitan governance, will present “Consequences of Inequities: Lessons From Across the Country” on Thursday, April 3, at 7 p.m. in the Fort Howard Theater of the F.K. Bemis International Center on the St. Norbert College campus. The event is free and open to the public. Orfield, who is director of the Institute on Metropolitan Opportunity, a non-resident senior fellow at the Brookings Institute in Washington, D.C., and a faculty member with the University of Minnesota’s Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, is a national authority on race and local and regional economics. In 1990, Orfield was elected to the Minnesota House of Representatives, where he served five terms, and to the Minnesota Senate in 2000, where he served one term.