Educating the Black Child Conversation Series Part I – 10/22/18

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Women's Building

3543 18th Street

San Francisco, CA 94110

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DCYF in Partnership with Edutainment for Equity Present: Ericka Huggins

Seizing the Time: A Pedagogy of the People

Edutainment for Equity in partnership with the Department of Children Youth and Families presents the Educating the Black Child Series, a lunch time conversation with experts about the crisis of and intention for the Education of Black children. The first installment features Ericka Huggins, former leader in the Black Panther Party for Self Defense and career educator and activist, in a facilitated conversation hosted by E4E Lead Partner Candice Antique Davis. This conversation will provide youth development professionals with history, perspective and strategies from one of the most important icons of resistance and liberation in the history of the Bay Area. By special request, free lunch will be provided on sight for those who register by Monday, October 15th.

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  • YOU MUST REGISTER BY MONDAY OCOTBER 15TH AT 10:00AM TO RECIEVE LUNCH
  • REGISTRATION IS CURRENTLY LIMITED TO A MAXIMUM OF FIVE PARTICIPANTS PER AGENCY AND REGISTRATION WILL BE MONITORED DAILY
  • PLEASE CHECK IN WITH YOUR COLLEAGUES ABOUT WHO WILL BE IN ATTENDANCE. FAILURE TO COODINATE AND/OR NO SHOWS MAY RESULT IN FORFEITURE OF ALL TICKETS AND AUTOMATIC WAITLIST FOR FUTURE EVENTS. THANK YOU FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING!!

Ericka Huggins is an activist and educator who was a leading member of the Black Panther Party for Self Defense. She was the Director of the Black Panther Party Community School from 1973 - 1981. She is the widow of Black Panther Party leader John Huggins. She is currently a professor of Sociology at Laney College and Berkeley City College. She has lectured and spoken at Universities including Stanford, Cornell and UCLA among many others. Her perspectives on the history and work of the Black Panther Party in educating Black children will offer insights and strategies for youth development professionals to improve their practices. Her history as a radical community educator will provide historical and social context for the realities facing Black children and their allies. The successes achieved at the BPP Community School will be shared as an example of the strength of community resources and the possibility of what can be achieved.


If you can no longer attend this training, please contact Monica at monica.flores@dcyf.org ASAP. Thank you.

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