[act-ma] Wed 4/17 - Empowering Youth through Education with Bob Moses and Kendra Lara
dewolfe.kelly at gmail.com
Wed Mar 27 09:38:46 PDT 2013
*BOB MOSES AND KENDRA LARA*
*Empowering Youth Through Education: An Intergenerational Objective*
The second event of our Anti-Racist Leadership in Action! Series
*Wednesday, April 17th at 6pm at Community Change*
*KENDRA LARA AND BOB MOSES *will be continuing our series with a
conversation about the effects of racial inequalities in the education
system. Collaborating across generations, they will discuss the impact of
their work in education and what they have learned about empowering youth
to make systemic change.
*BOB MOSES*, recipient of our Lifetime Achievement award, was director of
the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) where he revitalized
and led several organizations in their efforts to eliminate Jim Crow in the
1960's. Bob also has a PhD from Harvard in W.V.O. Quine's philosophy of
mathematics and is founder and President of the Algebra Project, Inc.,
which uses mathematics as an organizing tool for a Quality Public School
Education (QECR) for all students.
*KENDRA LARA*, recipient of our Emerging Leader award, is a young activist
engaging in self-directed studies at Goddard College, focused on developing
alternative curriculum for young people who are affected by the trauma of
community-based violence and structural oppression. She is also a
co-founder of the Beantown Society, a youth program based in Jamaica Plain,
with a mission to unite youth in Boston across race, class, culture, and
neighborhood to end youth violence.
A $5 donation to benefit Community Change is suggested.
*Please RSVP** by email to kelly at communitychangeinc.org*
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