Finishing “Education: Finishing What We Started”

Dr. Brian Perkins, Professor at Columbia Univ; Cherise Peters, Vice Provost at Alabama State University; Jean Claude Brizard former Chief Executive Officer of Chicago Public Schools

Dr. Brian Perkins,Professor at Columbia Univ; Cherise Peters, Vice Provost at Alabama State University; Jean Claude Brizard former Chief Executive Officer of Chicago Public Schools in “Finishing What We Started” session at March on Washington Anniversary conference

Education-related sessions at yesterday’s “CONFERENCE ON CIVIL RIGHTS:
MARCHING FORWARD BY LOOKING BACK” offered food for thought and action. Thomas Byrd, host of the Education Town Hall, and Virginia Spatz, feature reporter, were on hand. Listen here for highlights and further discussion.

The Education Town Hall is broadcast Thursdays at 11 a.m. (Eastern) on We Act Radio.

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In the DC Metro Area: WPWC 1480 AM

Full recordings are archived for later discussion and sharing.

Join the (live) conversation by calling 202-889-9797.
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Listen and DO SOMETHING!



Freedom Schools session at 8/27 conference

Freedom Schools session at 8/27 March on Washington Anniversary conference


More education reflections on the March on Washington anniversary on the August 22 edition: “Domesticate or Liberate: A Conversation on Segregation & Civil Rights, Schools & Purpose.” Additional discussion of the intersection of race and education on August 8 and 15 shows.



Categories: closing the "Experience Gap", community engagement, National Issues, Public Education History, race and education

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