Northwestern University dialogue series about Chicago Public Schools this Wednesday

This Wednesday, February 26, the Northwestern Community Development Corps’ (NCDC) lecture series, NCDC Dialogues, presents a conversation with four panelists about Chicago Public Schools.

  • Tosha Dowey, Director of Community Engagement at the Academy for Urban School Leadership
  • Alan Mather, Principal of the Lindblom Math and Science Academy
  • Jackson Potter, Staff Coordinator at the Chicago Teachers Union
  • Ray Salazar, NBCT, Chicago Public Schools Writing Teacher and Blogger at The White Rhino

NCDC Dialogues is a quarterly lecture series that seeks to educate Northwestern students about public policy issues from a social justice standpoint. The series, founded in 2002 as the “Undergraduate Lecture Series on Race, Poverty, and Inequality,” is an extension of the Northwestern Community Development Corps, the largest student community service organization on campus.

In the past, NCDC has brought speakers such as Anna Burger, Secretary-Treasurer of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and Chair of the Change to Win labor federation, renowned environmentalist Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., and activist Cleve Jones.

The event takes place on Northwestern’s Evanston’s campus in Fisk Hall 311 at 7:00 p.m.

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