Screening of Black in America 6

Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 6:00pm
4021 Parkside Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Screening of Black in America 6


Black in America 6: Great Expectations
A film screening and panel discussion presented by:
United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, Urban Youth, and the Knight Foundation

Thursday, October 17, 2013
Screening – 6 p.m. | Panel Discussion – 7:15 p.m.

High School of the Future
4021 Parkside Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19104

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey is pleased to join Urban Youth and the Knight Foundation in presenting this special event of an advanced screening of "Black in America 6," which addresses the achievement gap between black and white students. Following the screening, award-winning journalist Soledad O’Brien will moderate a panel discussion on what steps we all can take to ensure that young men of color are adequately prepared to succeed in school and receive the support they need to graduate from high school ready for college or career.

Panelists Include:

Donyall Dickey
Assistant Superintendent, School District of Philadelphia

Dr. Shaun Harper
Director, Center for the Study of Race and Equity in Education
University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education

Dr. Doreen Loury
Executive Director, Black Male Development Symposium and Assistant Professor of Sociology at Arcadia University

Anthony Martin
Founder, Urban Youth

Dr. Reuben Mills
CEO, New Media Charter School

Ron Walker
Executive Director and Founding Member, Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color

To RSVP, please click here.

(This is not a COSEBOC hosted event)