Teach For America, The Morgridge Center for Public Service, and Sigma Lambda Beta invite you to join keynote speaker Brittany Packnett, VP of National Community Alliances at Teach For America and one of TIME's 12 New Faces of Black Leadership, to learn about her journey to become an activist for racial and social equity. Accompanying Brittany is a panel of social justice leaders who bring with them diverse perspectives on how to lead and engage in meaningful change - now. Panelists include:
- Sasānēhsaeh Pyawasay is the Diversity Coordinator for the College of Science & Engineering at the University of Minnesota. She is an enrolled member of the Menominee Nation of Wisconsin & an alumna of the University of Wisconsin-Madison who uses critical indigeneity to interrogate and address systemic social change in higher education.
- Arturo “Tito” Diaz is the Organizational Development Specialist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Multicultural Student Center. Tito is a Wisconsin Native, graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a degree in Community and Nonprofit Leadership and a certificate in Chicano and Latino Studies. After graduation, Tito worked with an organization called College Possible in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
- Walter Bond serves as the Chief of Staff of Teach For America-Milwaukee, where he oversees community outreach and HR capacities. Prior to this role, he spent 5 years at Anacostia High School in Washington, D.C. as a teacher and school administrator, stemming from his commitment as a 2009 D.C. Region corps member. Walter is a proud Milwaukeean, Milwaukee Public Schools graduate, Marquette graduate, and lover of all things social justice. Walter will be the moderator for the event.