A Promise to Act:
Educational Equity and Excellence for All of Our Children
“Promise to Act: Educational Equity and Excellence for All of Our Children” outlines for community members and investors for change processes a step-by-step set of recommendations.
2014 Education Equity in ACTION! Conference
Visit 2014 Conference Presentations for presentations and handouts from the outstanding sessions.
Quotes from participants:
“Excellent conference! We’ve moved to a new level!”
“We have the power to change the narrative!”
“I loved the keynote speakers –so insightful and real!”
MMEP concurs: Educational Excellence and Race Equity means doing those things that specifically and effectively work for African American boys and young men. This is true for each racial ethnic group. Yes, we can be successful with all of our young, but only if we abandon the false belief that students come only in one […]
By: DANE SMITH and JENNIFER GODINEZ Star Tribune December 14, 2013 They overestimate the pace of change — but welcome it. A flurry of recent films about racial oppression and civil-rights struggles has drawn both critical acclaim and surprisingly large audiences, including, obviously, millions of empathetic white viewers. From “12 Years a Slave” to “The […]
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/21/opinion/sunday/sunday-dialogue-the-meaning-of-race.html?ref=opinion&_r=1& Good Read on the topic of “race”. However, it lacks a focus on “racism” and on the systemic way that it has shaped the rules on our society. the closest acknowledgement of that is Dr. Bennett’s response: “Race may be a social construct, but that construct is very real, with very real consequences, […]
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