Wednesday, February 11, 2015

You're Invited: 2015 Missing Voices Conference

The 3rd annual Missing Voices: Equity in Education Summit will be held at DeLaSalle High School next week on the theme of, "Honoring Local Brilliance. We're the Ones We've Been Waiting For!" Participants will engage in dialogue and creative problem solving surrounding the inequities and gaps in the education system and focus on local talent, ideas, and resources for educators, youth, parents, and community members. See below for more details and to register!

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Missing Voices


Registration Now Open for Missing Voices 2015
The third annual Missing Voices conference is planned for February 16, 2015 (registration link below). The theme for this year's conference is "Honoring Local Brilliance: We’re the Ones We've Been Waiting For!" and will focus on local talent, ideas and resources available to parents, youth, community members, and educators/administrators. Attendance for educators is $75 and includes conference participation, breakfast and lunch.  Youth, parents, and community members attend the event for free.  Registration is required at the link below.  If you are an educator or administrator and have questions about bringing youth or parents to the conference please contact us at missingvoices@smumn.edu.
Please Note: The location of this year's conference is at DeLaSalle High School in Minneapolis
Register

If you or your organization are interested in having a vendor booth at the Missing Voices conference, please download the Exhibitor Application form here.
About Missing Voices
Each year the Culturally Responsive Teaching program hosts Missing Voices: Equity in Education Summit which is a unique opportunity in the world of educational conferences. The conference is focused on bringing together youth, parents and educators to engage in dialogue and creative problem solving surrounding the inequities and gaps in our educational system. The program strives to bring multiple perspectives and stakeholders to the table, welcoming their wisdom and lived experience.  We believe that as educators, we cannot work in isolation if we desire true change and justice for our students. Participants in Missing Voices will experience a variety of participatory activities, dialogue, and expert keynotes as they are asked to collectively commit to action. Past keynotes have included Dr. Sharroky Hollie and Dr. Gloria Ladson-Billings. View the video to see some highlights from the most recent conference. 
Questions?
Contact us at missingvoices@smumn.edu

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