Not NY, LA or the Bay: Lessons from Emerging Education Justice Fights in Pittsburgh

Pam Little-Poole, Senque Little-Poole, Amma Ababio, Kayla Bowyer, Tiger Weaver, Kaylee Morgan, Amachi Pittsburgh, Martell Covington, Jeremiah Davis, Christopher Sowell, Jamilah Lahajuddin, Dyzhon Sanders, Quintina Brown, Tina Bartolome
A+ Schools, Community Empowerment Association, Hill District Consensus Group & SOUL School of Unity & Liberation
Friday, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm -- Rm E-255

Join SOUL in an intergenerational conversation with education justice organizers Pittsburgh! From passing a Student Bill of Rights to testifying at the State Capitol for the rights of children of incarcerated parents, this emerging set of organizations is charting an innovative path to build youth power now and for the future. We’ll share current challenges, opportunities and early wins in this localized movement and exchange lessons with leaders from this promising front of youth organizing.