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From Freedom to Liberation: Educational Leadership Speaker Series

Hosted by the Pitt School of Education, this educational leadership speaker series is designed to engage participants in thinking through some of the ongoing, complex conditions that school, district, and organization leaders encounter and to situate those in the current global uprisings and movements for racial justice. Speakers will give 30-45 minute talks and the remainder of time will be dedicated to discussion.

All sessions will be held over Zoom. Registrants will be emailed the Zoom link within 48 hours of the event. For questions, please contact Dr. Sabina Vaught at svaught@pitt.edu.

Sessions:

  • Black Radicals Make For Bad Citizens: Undoing the myth of the School-to-Prison Pipeline
    February 18 | 2:30 - 3:45 p.m.
    Presented by Damien Sojoyner, PhD
  • Mothers and U.S. Conquest-Colonial School Subjects: Boricua Womxn Resisting 
    March 4 | 2:30 - 3:45 p.m.
    Presented by Melissa Colón, PhD
  • Anti-subordination Leadership
    March 11 | 2:30-3:45 p.m. 
    Presented by Jeremiah Chin, JD, PhD
  • Autodeterminason di linguajen na komunidadis negra: Mo ki skolas ta dikoloniza ses komunikason? 
    Language self-determination in Black communities: How do schools decolonize their communication? 

    April 8 | 2:30-3:45 p.m.
    Presented by Silas Otniel Rodrigues Pinto, PhD, NCSP
  • Report out: Lessons from Kevin Kumashiro’s “Leading for Social Justice” workshop
    April Date TBD | 2:30-3:45 p.m.
    Presented by Michelle Sobolak, PhD, and Sheila Conway, PhD

>> Register

Thursday, April 8 at 2:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.

Virtual Event

From Freedom to Liberation: Educational Leadership Speaker Series

Hosted by the Pitt School of Education, this educational leadership speaker series is designed to engage participants in thinking through some of the ongoing, complex conditions that school, district, and organization leaders encounter and to situate those in the current global uprisings and movements for racial justice. Speakers will give 30-45 minute talks and the remainder of time will be dedicated to discussion.

All sessions will be held over Zoom. Registrants will be emailed the Zoom link within 48 hours of the event. For questions, please contact Dr. Sabina Vaught at svaught@pitt.edu.

Sessions:

  • Black Radicals Make For Bad Citizens: Undoing the myth of the School-to-Prison Pipeline
    February 18 | 2:30 - 3:45 p.m.
    Presented by Damien Sojoyner, PhD
  • Mothers and U.S. Conquest-Colonial School Subjects: Boricua Womxn Resisting 
    March 4 | 2:30 - 3:45 p.m.
    Presented by Melissa Colón, PhD
  • Anti-subordination Leadership
    March 11 | 2:30-3:45 p.m. 
    Presented by Jeremiah Chin, JD, PhD
  • Autodeterminason di linguajen na komunidadis negra: Mo ki skolas ta dikoloniza ses komunikason? 
    Language self-determination in Black communities: How do schools decolonize their communication? 

    April 8 | 2:30-3:45 p.m.
    Presented by Silas Otniel Rodrigues Pinto, PhD, NCSP
  • Report out: Lessons from Kevin Kumashiro’s “Leading for Social Justice” workshop
    April Date TBD | 2:30-3:45 p.m.
    Presented by Michelle Sobolak, PhD, and Sheila Conway, PhD

>> Register

Thursday, April 8 at 2:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.

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