Simmons College/Beacon Press 2013 Race, Education and Democracy Lectures

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Standing Up For Justice/Creating Opportunity: From the Birmingham Children’s Crusade to Creating Excellence in Math, Science and Technology

Dr. Freeman A. Hrabowski, III, President of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Dr. Hrabowski’s research and publications focus on science and math education, with special emphasis on minority participation and performance. He will be giving the Simmons College/Beacon Press 2013 Race, Education & Democracy Lectures, an annual series of three public lectures proceeding on the assumption that public education is at the center of American public life and that discussions about critical educational issues need to occur in the public domain and engage Americans from many different backgrounds in thoughtful and complicated conversations.

March 30, 2013
Standing Up for Justice: My Life as a Child Activist in the Birmingham Children’s Crusade
10:00 am-12:00 pm, Simmons College, Linda K. Paresky Conference Center

March 30, 2013
The Making of An Educational Leader: Educating Black Youth for Achievement in Math, Science and Technology—Essential Elements, Outcomes and Transferability
1:00 pm-3:00 pm, Simmons College, Linda K. Paresky Conference Center
April 04, 2013
Raising a Generation of Achievers in Math, Science and Technology: It Takes a Village
4:30 pm-6:30 pm, Simmons College, Kotzen Center, 300 The Fenway (via Skype) 

For further information, see Race, Education, and Democracy Lecture and Books Series. The lecture series is free and open to the public, funded in part by the Lowell Institute and co-sponsored by the Boston Public School System and the Cambridge Public School System.

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