Pilots, Plans, & Promises:
Is Desegregation Possible in New York City’s Schools?
Thursday, November 8, 2018 | 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Program Fee: Free for Members and Non-Lawyers | $15 for Non-Member Lawyers
Focused on New York City’s schools grades K-8, panelists will discuss the history of school segregation and integration efforts; diversity pilots and plans; school admission screens, G&T programs, and their potential for desegregation; accountability, legal constraints, and best practices. Whether you are an education advocate, parent, practitioner, public official, student, or concerned citizen, this exciting and thought-provoking conversation will be packed with information you will want to know. An audience question and answer period will follow.
Matthew Gonzales, Director, School Diversity Project, New York Appleseed
Richard D. Kahlenberg, Senior Fellow, The Century Foundation
Brad Lander, Member, New York City Council
Emmy Liss, Chief of Staff, Div. of Early Childhood Educ. & Student Enrollment, NYCDOE
Dennis D. Parker, Director, Racial Justice Program, ACLU
Clara Hemphill, Founder and Editor, InsideSchools
Sponsoring Association Committee:
Education & the Law Committee, Laura D. Barbieri, Chair
Co-Sponsoring Association Committee:
Civil Rights Committee, Philip Desgranges, Chair
Children & the Law Committee, Sara Hiltzik, Chair
Council on Children, Lauren A. Shapiro, Chair