Felecia Lucky, President of the Black Belt Community Foundation, brings her perspective on community members as the best arbiters for change in their own communities in the Wednesday, October 26 panel. Learn more about our speakers >>
As President and Executive Director of City Year Chicago, Rebeca has dedicated her career to securing quality education opportunities for students in neighborhoods with limited resources. She will be part of Friday's panel on power structures and struggles in education philanthropy. Learn more about our speakers >>
The California Endowment President and CEO will offer his unique perspective on issues related to confronting structural injustices facing racial minorities in the U.S. on Wednesday, October 26. Learn more about our speakers >>
President and CEO of the Texas-based T.L.L. Temple Foundation and GFE Board Chair, Wynn will help to shine a light on the people and places that have historically been in the shadows of the education field during Wednesday's panel. Learn more about our speakers >>
The Chan Zuckerberg Education Initiative President will lead a conversation on Friday, October 28 on power structures and struggles in America’s education system. Learn more about our speakers >>
GRANTMAKERS FOR EDUCATION 2016 ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Equity in Education: Conversations We’re Not Having
No matter where education philanthropists are working, or what they are working on, in different ways we all aspire toward a future where outcomes for all learners improve. ALL learners.
This year we focus on equity: what actions we are taking and how our actions really affect equity as we face a changing philanthropic and social landscape.
We are surrounded by the broader political, social and economic tensions currently at play. If we do not name these tensions they hide in the shadows; they become conversations we’re not having. Going forward, leaders in the field must be brave enough to shine light on these issues.
The 2016 Grantmakers for Education Conference—Equity in Education: Conversations We’re Not Having—is a forum for “undiscussable” topics, an opportunity to bring them out of the shadows.
This is our chance to examine the leadership role that education philanthropy can take in communities across the country to lead conversations and identify concrete actions that move us toward an inclusive, equitable future for all.
Be a leader and a learner. Join us in this compelling program that pushes boundaries, challenges assumptions and capitalizes on the diversity of perspectives across the field.
Registration Closed October 11, 2016
Conference: October 26-28, 2016
See you in Denver!
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October 26, 2016 - October 28, 2016 9:00 AM - 12:00 PMEastern Time
Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel1550 Court PlaceDenver, Colorado 80202USA(303) 893-3333
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