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Jesse Hagopian Talk: "The Intersection Between Education and Social Justice" at TP/SS, Oct. 1

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Category: MC Events

Published: 2018-09-27 00:00:01.000

Jesse Hagopian teaches Ethnic Studies 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, is the co-editor of the new book, Teaching for Black Lives, and is the editor of the book, More Than a Score: The New Uprising Against High-Stakes Testing. Jesse serves as the Director of the Black Education Matters Student Activist Award.

In addition to education, Jesse organizes with NFL pro bowler Michael Bennett and other professional athletes who protest injustice. Jesse joined the organizing team of Athletes for Impact, a group that is dedicated to bringing together athletes in struggles for social justice.

Jesse is founding member of Social Equity Educators (SEE), a recipient of the 2012 Abe Keller Foundation award for "excellence and innovation in peace education," and won the 2013 "Secondary School Teacher of the Year" award and the Special Achievement "Courageous Leadership" award from the Academy of Education Arts and Sciences. In 2015, Jesse received the Seattle/King County NAACP Service Award, was named as an Education Fellow to The Progressive magazine, as well as a "Cultural Freedom Fellow" for the Lannan Foundation for his nationally recognized work in promoting critical thinking and opposing high-stakes testing.

Jesse's commentary has been featured on many local and national news programs including, NBC's "Education Nation," The PBS News Hour with Gwen Ifill, CNN, Keith Olberman's Countdown, The Dan Rather Report, Democracy Now!, The Real News Network, Busted Pencils, The Laura Flanders Show, and C-Span's "Book TV." He has also been a frequent special guest contributor to the Seattle Times op-ed page.

Event Details
When: October 1 at 1pm
Where: The Institute for Race, Justice, and Civic Engagement
Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus (Pavilion 4/Room 201)

Related Media

  1. Jesse Hagopian Flyer.pdf
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