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Organizing for Justice, Teaching for Black Lives

DateMonday, December 9, 2019
Time5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Location200 W Pleasant St, Milwaukee, WI 53212
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Organizing for Justice, Teaching for Black Lives

MONDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2019 | 5:30 p.m. -7:30 P.M.
United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County
200 W. Pleasant Street, Milwaukee, WI

With special guest Jesse Hagopian

Jesse Hagopian is an Ethnic Studies and ELA teacher and is the co-adviser to the Black Student Union at Garfield High School–the site of the historic boycott of the MAP test in 2013. Jesse is an editor for the social justice periodical Rethinking Schools and is the co-editor of the book, Teaching for Black Lives.

5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. | Registration and refreshments
6:00 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. | Discussion with Jesse Hagopian on Teaching for Black Lives and teaching and organizing for culturally relevant ethnic studies.
7:15 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. | Networking and book signing

All MPS educators, parents, and community members are invited. Complimentary childcare is available by RSVP here:

Milwaukee Community School Partnership
Milwaukee Public Schools
Milwaukee Teachers' Education Association
Rethinking Schools
Zinn Education Project

Be one of the first 100 to RSVP online at and receive a free Copy of Teaching for black lives at check-in, compliments of Rethinking Schools and the Zinn Education Project. One per household please.

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