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Eradicating the Odds in Education:
The Intersection of Racial Justice, Pedagogy, and Emotional Wellness

Eradicating the Odds in Education
Fall Conference

September 15-16, 2021
1:00 – 4:30 PM CST

Join local and national educators, mental health professionals, social service providers, and education advocates as we explore how to eliminate the odds of structural oppression in our schools and communities and provide equitable opportunities for our children to thrive. Learn from experts and share your voice on topics including social-emotional learning, racial justice, and culturally responsive teaching as we unpack areas of historic racism that have plagued public education.
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Speakers

Memphis Education Fund has engaged some of the foremost thinkers and doers in our country. Let’s get inspired, then let’s get busy!

Dr. Beverly Cross

Conference Moderator

Dr. Dena Simmons

September 15
1:05pm - 1:55pm CST

Dr. Gholdy Muhammad

September 16
1:10pm - 2:05pm CST

Dr. Bettina Love

September 16
3:40pm - 4:30pm CST

Highlights

September 15

September 16

"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." ~ Nelson Mandela

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Get Inspired

This conference will enrich the novice and veteran educator with new ideas, approaches and resources to create caring schools and communities that elevate the genius of all children and empower them to live self-determined lives.

Speakers

Memphis Education Fund has engaged some of the foremost thinkers and doers in our country. Let's get inspired then let's get busy!

Schedule

Memphis Education Fund will bring our educators and advocates two days of critical thought along with a chance to move your body and recalibrate your mind with zumba, yoga, sound healing and African drumming.