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    Community Conversations to Reduce Educational Inequities
    Posted on 03/10/2016
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    A Community Conversation to Impact Educational Inequities: An Introduction to the Mayor's Educational Summit.


    When: Tuesday, March 15, 2016, 4:30 until 6:30 p.m.

    Location: Mount Zion Baptist Church, 1634 Rev. Dr. S. McKinney Ave., Seattle, WA 98122

    This meeting is hosted by Seattle Alliance of Black School Educators, the City of Seattle, Seattle Public Schools and the United Black Christian Clergy.

    Members of the community and local leaders will inform the city's education agenda by answering the following questions:

    • What barriers do Seattle students face?
    • What are solutions to overcome these barriers?
    • What can the city do to support the solution?
    • Who needs to work together to make that happen?

    The Mayor's Educational Summit will be April 30, 2016 and will serve to guide the city efforts to support Seattle’s students, families and schools.

    Seattle Public Schools and several community agencies will be co-hosting a series of community conversations to listen to families, students and community.

    Other community group Neighborhood-based Conversation events include:

    • El Centro de la Raza on March 16
    • Southeast Seattle Education Coalition and Vietnamese Friendship Association on March 17
    • Mockingbird Society, Treehouse, and YMCA of Greater Seattle at on March 29
    • Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle on April 6
    • North Seattle Family Resource Center and Lake City Future First on April 13

    Please visit Mayor Murry's Education Summit webpage for more information including location and time for these neighborhood events

    The Seattle Public Schools Neighbor to Neighbor program is also hosting regional community meetings to inform and get feedback from students, families, school staff and community stakeholders about the African American Male Scholars Initiative, to inform recommendations to the superintendent.

    Read more about the Neighbor to Neighbor program regional meetings to discuss the African American Male Scholars Initiative.

    Help make your voice heard! Join us for one of these great events!