"For me, the most important lesson
[of the Freedom Movement] is that by respecting the fact that fellow activists could passionately disagree over strategy and tactics—yet remain allies—they strengthened SNCC and the Movement as a whole."
From Bruce Hartford's article in the current issue of Urban Habitat.
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Friday, May 6, 2011

CAAAE Conference

"Taking the Courageous Conversation to the Next Level: Pedagogies and Practices for Successfully Reaching African American Students – Models of Excellence"

June 29 – 30, 2011
Center for Educational Research at Stanford (CERAS), Stanford University, Stanford, California
sponsored by the California Alliance of African American Educators, Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education and University of California, Los Angeles - Center X/GSE&IS

NOTE:  For the past nine years, the California Alliance of African American Educators (CAAAE) has offered summer institutes featuring some of the best and brightest researchers and practitioners from throughout the United States. Visit for complete information. This tenth institute will be our final one. For the next ten years, the CAAAE plans to help districts, who send representatives to this year's institute, to apply the pedagogies and the practices that will help close the racial opportunity gap. This year's dynamic format is designed to signal that transition.

AUDIENCE: Teachers, administrators, professional developers, parents, support providers, school Board members, undergraduate and graduate students who work with African American students

COST: $300 (1 person – CAAAE financially current member rate; includes membership renewal from July 1, 2011 – June 30, 2012); $350 (1 person – non-CAAAE member rate; includes a 1-year CAAAE new membership from July 1, 2011 – June 30, 2012). This fee covers continental breakfast and lunch for both days, all sessions, presentations and resource materials.

REGISTRATION: please visit for form, fill it out and mail it so it arrives by June 15, 2011.

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