Black Minds Matter Speakers Series
Wed October 25 @ 7:00 pm | 8:30 pm
An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until December 20, 2017
The Black Lives movement comes to the classroom via the Center for Organizational Responsibility and Advancement – CORA’s doctoral class (livestreamed for the general public) instructing school and college leaders on how to educate, prepare, and mobilize their educators. Course focuses on Black boys and men. More information is available online.
There will be a livestream viewing and discussion facilitation afterwards, which is guided impart by Center for Organizational Responsibility and Advancement – CORA.
If you are interested in being a faciliator, please contact Faith Weaver at Faith.Weaver@austintexas.gov.
SOME of the Center for Organizational Responsibility and Advancement – CORA’s many incredible guest speakers and interviewees include:
Patrisse Cullors- Co-Founder of Black Lives Matter
Tyrone Howard – Professor of Urban Education, University of California – Los Angeles
Ilyasah Shabazz – Educator, Activist, and Daughter of Malcolm X
S. Lee Merrit – Merrit Law Firm & Attorney for the family of Jordan Edwards
Pedro Noguera – Distinguished Professor of Education, University of California – Los Angeles
Eboni Zamani-Gallaher – Professor of Higher Education, University of Illinois – Urbana Champaign
Shaun Harper – Clifford and Betty Allen Professor, University of Southern California (USC)
Ivory Toldson – Former Executive director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (WHIHBCUs) under President Obama and Professor at Howard University
Chance Lewis – Carol Grotnes Belk Distinguished Professor, University of North Carolina- Charlotte
Fred Bonner II – Professor and Endowed Chair, Prairie View A&M University
Terrell Strayhorn – Professor and CEO of DoGoodWork