[COMM-ORG] Harvard Community Organizing and School Reform Conference

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From: "Warren, Mark R." <mark_warren at gse.harvard.edu>

Don't miss our early-bird registration, ending February

Join us for the 2012
Community Organizing and School Reform

Friday, March 23 - Saturday, March 24, 2012
at the Harvard Graduate School of Education

Register HERE to
Youth (18 and younger) attend free: contact
registration at matchondrygrass.org<mailto:registration at matchondrygrass.org>

The Community Organizing and School Reform Conference will bring
community organizers, education researchers, youth, educators, funders,
and other stakeholders together to discuss the contributions of
community organizing to school improvement and equitable education
policy. The conference will provide an opportunity to discuss the role
of community organizing in the current policy context, learn about new
research and practice in the field, build relationships within and
across stakeholder groups, and build capacity to advance the work of
community organizing and school reform.

For more about the conference, registration, and hotels, visit us at:

This conference is co-sponsored by the Ford
Foundation<http://www.fordfound.org/>, the Charles Stewart Mott
Foundation<http://www.mott.org/>, and Communities for Public Education

Presenters Include

Shawn Ginwright, San Francisco State University
Kathy Hoover-Dempsey, Vanderbilt University
Leroy Johnson, Southern Echo
Alberto Retana, Los Angeles Community Coalition
Marshall Ganz, Harvard Kennedy School of Government
Maisie Chin, Community Asset Development Re-defining Education (CADRE)
Ernesto Cortes Jr., Industrial Areas Foundation (IAF)
Mark Warren, Harvard Graduate School of Education
Penny Bender Sebring, Chicago Consortium on School Research
Karen Mapp, Harvard Graduate School of Education
Julio Cammarota, University of Arizona
Helen Beattie, Youth and Adults Transforming Schools Together
John Jackson, Schott Foundation
Ricardo Martinez, Padres y Jovenes Unidos
Caron Atlas, Arts and Democracy Project
Hiro Yoshikawa, Harvard Graduate School of Education
and many more...

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