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Chalkboard Project Keynote Speaker Joy DeGruy!

May 24 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Changing the System: Supporting Black Student Success

Data continues to show a persistent achievement gap between black and white students. The time is now to utilize the data, explore the sources of these discrepancies, and put into place measurable, sustainable ways to better support students of color. Transformation requires all hands on deck. All of you are doing truly important and powerful work to support children but there is still work to be done.

Join KairosPDX and Chalkboard Project on May 24 for a community conversation around the urgency for change. Our goal is for everyone who joins us leaves with tools for action.

Keynote speaker, Dr. Joy DeGruy, will present on historical racism and trauma and how they have perpetuated disparities in the black community. Her presentation will be followed by a panel discussion on Oregon’s African American/Black Student Success Plan with leaders in education and philanthropy.

To truly take steps toward equitable education, it must be a collective effort. And we need your help. Together, let’s change the narrative.

Space is limited. Please R.S.V.P for this free event here:

https://goo.gl/forms/ZueJrpdPJNMhwIAx2(link is external)


May 24
8:00 am - 12:00 pm


World Forestry Center
4033 Southwest Canyon Road
Portland, OR 97209 United States
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