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2019 Bridge Speaker Spotlight — Building a Movement

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In Looking Back, Facing Forward we invite you to explore, connect and share out the many strategies your program uses to elevate the field of expanded learning opportunities (ELOs). 

We cannot build this movement in isolation. How can we uproot inequities, nurture solid partnerships, and ultimately allow our communities to flourish?

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2019 Bridge Speaker Spotlight — Healing Our Whole SELves

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This year’s theme Looking Back, Facing Forward asks us to breathe. 

To take a moment, breathe, and reflect on the stories that build our whole selves. 

How can we can heal and transform past traumas? And restore the voice of our communities? How can we intentionally step aside and allow our youth to weave whole new paths forward?

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Speaking of Equity with LaShawn Routé Chatmon, 2019 Bridge Keynote

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We are delighted to announce our Tuesday morning keynote, LaShawn Routé Chatmon. We will set the mood for the day, and enter into deep dialogue on transforming racial equity in education.

LaShawn Routé Chatmon is the founding Executive Director of the National Equity Project, leading the organization’s transition from the Bay Area Coalition for Equitable Schools (BayCES).

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