Please Join Jitu Brown, of the Kenwood Oakland Community Organization, Chicago, Illinois, Zakiyah Ansari, NYC Coalition for Educational Justice, New York, New York, and Karran Harper Royal, Parents Across America, New Orleans, Louisiana for a Save Our Schools hosted Webinar. The three integral Organizers worked to give birth to a growing alliance of Grassroots Community, Youth and Parent driven organizations that successfully petitioned the Department of Education in November 2012 to convene the upcoming Journey For Justice 2 hearing.
The Civil Rights Impact of School Closings, Turnarounds, Phase-outs and Co-locations inquiry will be held on January 29th. Through this Webinar, organizers, individuals who are Leaders in their Communities, Jitu, Zakiyah, and Karran, will discuss the upcoming Department of Education Civil Rights Division Hearing.
The topic: “The ways in which these programs devastate communities of color will be studied at length.”