Tackling Poverty Brooklyn

September 27, 2012 2012, Jobs, Working Your Creative Enterprise

Tackling Poverty Brooklyn

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How Schools Can Succeed In Educating Poor and Homeless Children
Date: Wednesday October 3rd
Time: 6 PM-8:30 PM
Location: Galapagos Art Space

Description: As the new school year gets underway, we’ll highlight the connection between education and poverty. This series installment will explore the role of the community in education, enrichment, and mentoring of youth who are at a disadvantage. What’s working (and what isn’t) in the schools responsible for educating the city’s poorest students? And is a quality education a civil right?

The Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness will serve as the official Series Partner for the Tackling Poverty Conversation and Networking Series.

Panel Discussion | 6:00 PM
Networking Reception | 7:30 PM

Moderated by Geoff Decker, Staff Editor, GothamSchools.org
Featured Panelists and Speakers
David J. Hickton, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania
Emary Aronson, Managing Director-Eduction, The Robin Hood Foundation
Stephan Brumberg, Professor of Education, School Psychology/Counseling, Brooklyn College
Mark Winston Griffith, Executive Director, Brooklyn Movement Center

Introductory remarks to open the panel will be given by Ralph da Costa Nunez, President and CEO, the Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness

For more info, partnership, and sponsorship opportunities visit TacklingPovertyNYC.org

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