Register Now For Our School Re-segregation Summit!

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The Texas Family Leadership Council Presents….
 
WHEN: August 26th from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM CT
WHERE: Zoom Webinar
COST: $25 Early Bird Registration- Use the Discount Code: EARLYBIRD
$35 Late Registration
 
More than 60 years after Brown v Board of Education, school segregation is once again on the rise. Sponsored by Shell, this year’s Education Summit: “The Re-segregation of American Schools: Pursuing a More Equal Education,” will focus on how and why this is happening and what we can do to combat it. Join us and hear from national and state leaders on how to best address this issue.
 
 
 
KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
 
Dr. Gary Orfield
Dr. Gary Orfield is a Distinguished Research Professor of Education, Law, Political Science and Urban Planning at the University of California, Los Angeles. His research interests are in the study of civil rights, education policy, urban policy, and minority opportunity. He was co-founder and director of the Harvard Civil Rights Project, and now serves as co-director of the Civil Rights Project/Proyecto Derechos Civiles at UCLA. Dr. Orfield has received numerous awards for his work. In addition to his scholarly work, he has served as an expert witness or special master in more than three dozen class action civil rights cases, on school desegregation, housing discrimination and other issues, and as consultant to many school districts, federal, state and local governments, civil rights groups and teachers organizations. 
 
 
Dr. Crystal Laura
Dr. Crystal Laura is an Assistant Professor of Education Leadership at Chicago State University. She researches, teaches, and organizes in Chicago to dismantle the school-to-prison pipeline for youth everywhere. As an Educational Leadership professor for the past 8 years, Dr. Laura has trained over 5000 teachers, administrators, and school support staff in urban cities across the country. She provides trainings to meet the specific professional development needs of conscientious teachers in urban settings, where issues of race, class, gender, language, sexuality, and culture are encountered daily.
 
Additional Speakers
 
Andrew Hairston & Madison Sloan, Texas Appleseed
“Segregation and The School-To-Prison Pipeline “
 
Breakout Session Speakers:
                            Dr. Stefan Lallinger, The Century Foundation
                            Dr. John H. Jackson, Schott Foundation For Public Education 
                             Dr. Stephanie Hawley, Austin ISD Chief Equity Officer
 
School Board Members Panel:
“Combatting Segregation in School Districts”
 
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