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Feb. 10-11: Social Justice Schools Conference

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  • 02-07-2012
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2012-02-1011 cej conference flyerUPDATE: View John Rogers PowerPoint presentation

The Coalition for Educational Justice (CEJ) will hold a two-day conference Friday and Saturday to discuss school transformation and reform rooted in social justice.

IDEA Director John Rogers will speak during Saturday morning panel about educational justice in an era of new capitalism. 

Also speaking will be Bill Fletcher, labor leader and civil rights activist. Fletcher will discuss the attacks on public sector and the need for organizing strategy. 

The conference will also hold more than 10 workshops led by students, parents and teachers on current work that embodies community-driven, democratic, culturally relevant and transformative practices.

Topics include:

  • Balanced Literacy
  • Dual Language Programs
  • Alternative Teacher Evaluation Systems
  • Problem-based, community-connected instruction
  • Restorative justice/alternative discipline


Social Justice Schools Conference

WHEN: Friday, Feb. 10 - Saturday, Feb. 11

TIME Friday from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

LOCATION: UCLA Community School, 3201 W. 8th St., Los Angeles, CA 90005

RSVP to or 909-753-9007

*Childcare, food and translation services provided both days

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