HOLD THE DATE!
Monday, May 13, 2013, 11:00am-12:30pmEST
Southern Partners Fund
Where Do We Go From Here?
The Role of Philanthropy in Furthering the Legacy of the Brown Decision
A Listening Circle Conversation
to Commemorate the
59th Anniversary of Oliver Brown et.al. v. The Board of Education of Topeka
The purpose of this conversation is to commemorate the historic decision by examining and learning from the complex issues of racial injustice resulting from the high court decision; give recognition to the reality that communities are still suffering from its effects; highlight the historical gains made by grassroots leaders and organizations still fighting against injustice in the public school system, and explore past and present roles of grantmakers, individual philanthropists and resource organizations committed to winning the battle for lasting and permanent justice and equal opportunity in public school education.
Moderator: Hubert Sapp, Southern Partners Fund, Senior Advisor & former Executive Director Bert and Mary Meyer Foundation
Steve Suitts- Vice President, Southern Education Foundation
Alan McGregor-Executive Director, U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities
former Executive Director The Sapelo Foundation
Karen Watson-Executive Director, Positive Action Committee(PAC)
Chair, Southern Rural Education Network(SERN)
Lori Bezahler- President, Edward Hazen Foundation
Ron White, Interim Executive Director, Southern Partners Fund
Register for the Call
To register for the call email Fernando Cuevas Jr. SPF Leadership Development Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org or call 404.541.9091 x114.