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What Now: Education Justice: A Teen-Led Townhall

April 13 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Join the conversation about how teens can turn their passion around education reform into real change in Rhode Island. Led by local high schoolers, Deb Adekunle (Classical), Brandon Feliz (the MET), Dakota Watjen(East Prov), the panel includes RI State Senator Tiara Mack to talk about how to get involved in state action around reform within the education system, including removal of SROs, curriculum reform & the Student Bill of Rights.

What Now: Education Reform is the last in a series of three youth-led town hall style panels about turning passion into civic action in Rhode Island. Each panel will be held virtually and will encourage interaction form audience members – bring your questions!

This project is hosted by the Providence Community Library in collaboration is local schools, student groups & various state representatives.

This project is supported by the XIX: Shall Not Be Denied: Why It Matters initiative of the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities, part of the nationwide “Why it Matters: Civic and Electoral Participation” initiative, administered by the Federation of State Humanities Councils and funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. To learn more visit www.shallnotbedenied.org


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