Fall Forum

Fall Forum: Taking a Hard Look at Education Through a Racial Lens

Thursday, November 19, 2018   |   5:30 PM

Racial disparities are pervasive in our education system. They present early in childhood and are reflected in academic success, class room behavior, drop out and graduation rates, and enrollment in higher education programs.

Join us for a panel presentation and discussion about the issue of systemic racial bias in the public school system.

Guest Panelists:
Hilda Ramirez
Executive Director, Latino Education Institute, Worcester State University
Former Worcester School Committee Member

Isabel Gonzales- Webster
Worcester Education Equity Coalition

Lauren Sampson
Civil Rights Fellow,
Lawyers for Civil Rights

Mary Jo Marion
Co-Chair, Worcester Mayoral Commission on Latino Education & Advancement
Assistant Vice President for Urban Affairs, Worcester State University

Nicole Cardamone, Esq.
Community Legal Aid

For more information about the Fall Forum, contact Maritza Cruz at mcruz@ywcacentralmass.org.