Addressing Racism — Strategies for Systemic Change

Addressing Racism — Strategies for Systemic Change

November 17, 2016
3:30 — 6:00 pm
Boston Public Library, 230 Dartmouth Street

Guastavino Room (Directions)

The 2016 election results will mean a tectonic shift. What are the most strategic opportunities for systemic change? What are the policy battles confronting racial justice leaders to ensure that all children have an equitable opportunity to learn?

November 17th at the Boston Public Library featured an interactive panel that focused on these critical questions. Stay tuned for a full recap and video from the event!

Panelists who led the interactive, thought-provoking forum include:


  • Senator Sonia Chang-Díaz, Massachusetts State Senate
  • Jocelyn Sargent, Executive Director, Hyams Foundation
  • Rinku Sen, President & Executive Director, Race Forward (Moderator)
  • Ted Shaw, Professor of Law, Director of the Center for Civil Rights at the University of North Carolina School of Law at Chapel Hill
  • Gabriela Pereira , Student Organizer, YOUNG Coalition
  • John H. Jackson, President & CEO, Schott Foundation

More than two decades after Schott’s founding, we remain committed to helping build the movement for equity in education and institutionalizing the solutions that provide all students with a fair and substantive opportunity to learn. Our partners, sponsors and supporters are invaluable members of our team, and we are proud to stand alongside them in the fight for education justice.

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