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In Pursuit of Equity, Accountability and Success: Latinx Students in MA

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Worcester State University

486 Chandler Street

Wellness Center, Competition Gym

Worcester, MA 01602

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Conference Focus: Advancement of Latinx Students in MA

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In Pursuit of Equity, Accountability and Success (PEAS) seeks to unite multiple systems and sectors around community, policy, and practitioner-centered solutions to addressing the current system of unequal outcomes in educational attainment and institutional treatment.

There will be 10 workshops and we will have three dynamic speakers .

For more information: https://tinyurl.com/pursuit-of-equity

Registration is Free, Cost of Attendance is $25 (PO, Cash, or Check) Upon Arrival. Make checks payable to Worcester State Foundation/PEAS Conference.

Students will be admitted free of charge (must have valid student ID).

Convened By:

Worcester State University, University of Massachusetts Boston, American Student Assistance in collaboration with the Massachusetts Departments of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE), Early Education and Care (EEC), and Higher Education (DHE), The Worcester State University Latino Education Institute (LEI) and Department of Urban Studies, The University of Massachusetts Boston Gaston Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy.

Community Partners:

  • Latinos for Education
  • Amplifi Latinx
  • Suffolk University
  • Worcester Education Collaborative
  • Worcester Mayoral Commission for Latino Education and Advancement
  • Massachusetts Association of School Committees: MASC
  • Gándara Center
  • Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción
  • Humanity Advanced

Sponsors:

  • EOS Foundation
  • Massachusetts Department of Higher Education
  • Nellie MAE
  • Worcester State University

The PEAS Organizing Committee is chaired by Mary Jo Marion, Assistant Vice President for Urban Affairs, Worcester State University and includes practitioners and system representatives -- Nyal Fuentes (DESE), Elena Quiroz (DHE), Carmen Veloria (American Student Assistance), Cynthia Orellana (UMass-Boston), Fabian Ardila (UMB/Gaston Institute), Melissa Colon (Bunker Hill Community College) and Marta Rosa (MTR Consulting).

For any additional questions or concerns, please email equityinworcester@gmail.com or msantana1@worcester.edu

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