Experience the San Antonio Summit, Texas event. The first of such events.
Latino and African-American Communities Leading School Reform
Listen to Latino and African-American Communities Leading School Reform, Classnotes Podast, with Rosana Rodríguez, Ph.D., director of development at IDRA, and Bradley Scott, Ph.D., director of the IDRA South Central Collaborative for Equity. They discuss an online launch kit that IDRA is developing to help communities take on a process of local cross-sector, multicultural dialogue and action to improve their own neighborhood public schools for all children.
The Need for Cross-Race, Cross-Sector Dialogues
Listen to The Need for Cross-Race, Cross-Sector Dialogues, Classnotes Podcast, with Dr. Rosana Rodríguez, Frances Guzmán and Dr. Bradley Scott, director of the IDRA South Central Collaborative for Equity. Learn how this cross-sector and multiracial dialogue approach is creating lasting partnerships between African American and Latino communities, using education as common ground for collaboration.
Mendez and Brown ~ Youth Picture Pathways to Graduation
With the civil rights promises of Mendez vs. Westminster and Brown vs. Board of Education as a backdrop, IDRA and Critical Exposure worked with a group of Canton high school students as they took up 35 millimeter cameras to reflect on barriers and opportunities for building pathways to high school graduation and college in Canton, Mississippi.
Student Visions, Student Voices
IDRA and Critical Exposure worked with local students in Albuquerque to learn about the landmark cases and to photograph their school realities in the context of Mendez and Brown. Here is some of what students captured and shared.
“A Tale of Two Centrals”
Brandon Love, a student at Central High School in Little Rock who participated with other students in the community dialogue, shared his story.
Fulfilling the Promise of Brown vs. Board of Education
See comments from the Texas Mendez and Brown Blueprint Dialogues for Action (Dallas, Houston and Tyler)
See comments from Albuquerque’s Coalition-Building for Education Blueprint Dialogues for Action
Little Rock Comments
See comments from Little Rock’s Coalition-Building for Education Blueprint Dialogues for Action