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TNVP Winter Parent Empowerment Summit and Black Student Forum 2019

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Robert A Millikan Middle School

5041 Sunnyslope Ave.

Sherman Oaks, CA 91424

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Meet with the superintendents, connect with other committed parents, and check out our powerful workshops!
*Workshop descriptions are located just beneath the flyer*


Parents: Advocates, Mentors, and Organizers
Dr. Meeta Banerjee of CSUN discusses parents as advocates, especially when Black students are a small fraction of the enrollment. In this interactive workshop, participants will explore the role of parent involvement in academic achievement, both individually and in school/family/community partnerships.
Speak Out at the Black Student Forum – Your Voice Counts!
Interact with a panel of youth who promote Black Excellence on their campuses. Learn about connections between HS Black Student Unions and groups like Umoja that help you navigate college. It’s new – log on to The Virtual Village 365 peer network. Sign up for exciting weekend outings and summer camp!




2019 African American Parent Summit WORKSHOPS

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Boosting Achievement Through Black Culture and Consciousness

2019 African American Parent Summit WORKSHOPS




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Boosting Achievement Through Black Culture and Consciousness

K-Rahn Vallatine from Live Above the Hype dissects positive images and messages in entertainment and how this can launch a new movement for Black Excellence across the generations.

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College Readiness for Parents and Students

Britanny Lewis-Porchia from UCLA EAOP discusses important college preparation information including Financial Aid, A-G Requirements, The 4-Systems of Higher Education, Admissions Requirements, and the art of turning your passion into your purpose.

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Icon Living: Rapping Towards Post-Secondary Education

Dr. Cedrick Hacket of the CSUN Department of Africana Studies leads a discussion on how Hip Hop can be utilized for highlighting the need for recognition, acceptance, understanding, and respect for underrepresented cultures.

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Parents: Advocates, Mentors, and Protectors

Dr. Meeta Banerjee of CSUN discusses parents as advocates, especially when Black students are a small fraction of the enrollment. In this interactive workshop, participants will explore the role of parent involvement in academic achievement, both individually and in school/family/community partnerships.


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Restorative Justice

Restorative Justice is a practice for schools to build and strengthen relationships, ultimately creating a strong, caring, and respectful community with all stakeholders. Participants in this workshop will have an opportunity to experience a community building circle with other parents and students attending the workshop. Mary Jackson-Freeny will share how Restorative Justice is making a difference in our schools.

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UMOJA


Elliot Coney and Melody Smith discuss how to enhance the cultural and educational experiences of students. UMOJA actively promotes student success for all students through a curriculum responsive to the legacy of the African and African American Diasporas.

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What does Success Feel Like for Black Students? Experience CLR Instructional Strategies Using Your 5 Senses

Educators who use culturally and linguistically responsive instructional strategies are able to help African American/ Black students feel successful in the classroom when connections are made between the students' cultural assets and instruction.


In this interactive workshop, participants will explore CLR instructional strategies using All 5 Senses.

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Gifted/ UCLA Collaborative


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Speak Out at the Black Student Forum – Your Voice Counts!

Interact with a panel of youth who promote Black Excellence on their campuses. Learn about connections between HS Black Student Unions and groups like Umoja that help you navigate college. It’s new – log on to The Virtual Village 365 peer network. Sign up for exciting weekend outings and summer camp!


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