Tuesday, Oct 22, 2019

7:47 PM

Border Crossers “Creating Racially Equitable Schools” Panel Discussion and Fundraiser

Join Border Crossers and a renowned panel of racial justice experts as we discuss the current state of racial equity in education and necessary steps to ensure racial justice in our schools. Panelists include: Pedro Noguera, Howard C. Stevenson, Ali Michael, Joe Brewster, and Martha Haakmat.

Event Schedule:
6:00-8:00: Panel
8:00-9:00: Networking Reception. Wine and hors d’oeuvres will be provided

For tickets go to talkingracepanel.eventbrite.com

Topics to be explored include:
– The state of racial inequity in educational outcomes for children
– Policies that promote racial equity and inequity in education
– Racial literacy, cultural competency and student achievement
– Practices that promote positive racial identity development in children
– Restorative justice practices in schools
– The role of whiteness in education
– Creating racially equitable and inclusive classrooms

Your donation will support hundreds of educators across the country in creating racially equitable and just educational institutions for students.

Panelist Info:
PEDRO NOGUERA: Peter L. Agnew Professor of Education and the Executive Director of the Metropolitan Center for Urban Education at New York University

HOWARD STEVENSON: Constance Clayton Professor of Urban Education, Professor of Africana Studies, and former Chair of the Applied Psychology and Human Development Division in the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania

ALI MICHAEL: Director of K-12 Consulting and Professional Development at the Center for the Study of Race and Equity in Education at the Universtiy of Pennsylvania, and the Director of the Race Institute for K-12 Educators

JOE BREWSTER: Harvard-trained psychiatrist, filmmaker, outreach producer and author. Director of “American Promise.”

MARTHA HAAKMAT: Head of School, Brooklyn Heights Montessori School, Brooklyn, NY


Oct. 22, 7:47 PM to 7:47 PM