April 30th, 2012 - [USF] Speakers Confirmed: State of Black SF II, April 30

Continuing Conversations that Matter.    State of Black San Francisco II

 Monday, April 30 | Free + open to the public  

African American Arts and Cultural Center (map)

5:30 p.m  Food and Refreshments

6 – 7:30 p.m.  Panel Discussion, Q&A

You are invited to attend the second in a three-part series on the State of Black San Francisco. This dynamic conversation will focus on urban education, housing, jobs, and the criminal justice system.

Confirmed Speakers:

London Breed, Executive Director for the African American Art & Cultural Complex (AAACC)

Stephanie Sears, USF Sociology Professor

Sheryl Davis, Mo’Magic/Opportunity Impact  

Rhonda Magee, USF Law  

Ed Donaldson, San Francisco Housing Development Corporation and Osiris Coalition

Neva Walker, Coleman Advocates  

Loran Simon, graduate, USF Law

The University of San Francisco (USF), in conjunction with the African American Arts and Cultural Center, is pleased to host a follow-up panel conversation to the recent community events: The State of Black San Francisco, Infinite San Francisco: Western Addition, and Urban Education: Reframing the Conversation about the “Achievement Gap”.

Panelists will be discussing practical step solutions to these issues, and move the conversation towards how the community can take action in making a positive difference. Designed to spark robust dialogue that informs, engages, and encourages broader public communication, the panel discussion will be facilitated by USF Sociology Professor Stephanie Sears, with an introduction by London Breed, Executive Director for the African American Art & Cultural Complex (AAACC).