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Saturday, April 18 • 10:40am - 10:55am
Ain't I a Leader?: Black Mothers Partnering for Black Student Success & Excellence

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This session explores the ways in which Black mothers affirm their role as educational leaders, within their children's schools and communities. 

Through spoken word, visual arts and short stories, four Black mothers share their leadership journey as experienced in a Toronto District School Board initiative.

Session facilitators link their own leadership work to current research and highlight how schools, community members and Black families can come together and engage in collective action for Black student success and excellence.

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Stephanie Fearon, Keisha Evans, Chantell Richards & Fati Seidu

Coordinator, Equity and Model Schools for Inner Cities, Charles Gordon Senior Public School
We are a community-based project that teaches parents how to help their children read. We also work with local partners to promote and improve literacy in the communities that need it the most. We are passionate about Black caregiver engagement, community-school partnerships, and... Read More →

Saturday April 18, 2020 10:40am - 10:55am EDT
Room #4