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47th Annual Conference | April 19 – 22, 2017 | Minneapolis, MN USA | Hyatt Regency Minneapolis Hotel | #UAA2017 | urbanaffairsassociation.org | urbanaffairsassociation.org/conference/

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Thursday, April 20 • 9:10am - 10:35am
TH9.10.13 Activist Scholarship Special Session: Innovating and Organizing for Racial Justice in Education

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Racial justice organizing, innovation, and education has many dimensions and locations. These panelists have studied and participated in the struggle for local control of a primarily African-American school district in New Jersey; an insider-outsider educational experience in a prison.

Cash Rules Everything Around Me: Oakland Natives Use a Revolutionary Approach to Incentivize School Attendance
Kimberly Mayfield, Holy Names University

Empowering Communities in East Tennessee: The Role Scholars and Universities Play in the Pursuit of Social Justice
Ken Chilton, Tennessee State University; Anthony Campbell, Tennessee State University; Kyujin Jung, Korea University

Beyond Effectiveness: Local School Boards and Racial Justice
Stephen Danley, Rutgers University

Prison as a Classroom: Collaborative Learning About Urban Inequality
Aditi Mehta, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Justin Steil, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Speakers
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Stephen Danley

Associate Professor, Rutgers-Camden University
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Aditi Mehta

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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Kimberly Mayfield Lynch, Holy Names University

Dean- School of Education, Holy Names Univeristy
Kimberly Mayfield is an Associate Professor and Dean of the School of Education at Holy Names University. She received her doctorate in Learning and Instruction from the University of San Francisco. Her research interests and activism include creating a permanent diverse teaching... Read More →

Moderators
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Kimberly Mayfield Lynch, Holy Names University

Dean- School of Education, Holy Names Univeristy
Kimberly Mayfield is an Associate Professor and Dean of the School of Education at Holy Names University. She received her doctorate in Learning and Instruction from the University of San Francisco. Her research interests and activism include creating a permanent diverse teaching... Read More →

Thursday April 20, 2017 9:10am - 10:35am
Greenway Ballroom-J (2nd Floor)