Rochester City School District
Media Advisory
October 26, 2018
Editor Contact:
Carlos Garcia
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Boys and Men of Color Education Summit
Rochester City School District, City of Rochester, Rochester Institute of Technology, University of Rochester, Walker's Legacy, and Walker's Legacy Foundation.
Boys and Men of Color Education Summit
Saturday, October 27, 2018 8 a.m.
RIT Inn and Conference Center, 5257 West Henrietta Road
Rochester, NY
The Rochester Men and Boys Summit is a one-day summit designed to:

  • Highlight critical educational supports needed.

  • Provide opportunities for positive representation required to improve self-esteem.

  • Establish the frameworks for mentorship and engagement necessary for young boys and men of color to achieve the highest levels of personal and professional success.

The summit is designed to empower and enlighten the community by gaining awareness and sharing insight.

Speaker highlights include:

  • Mayor Lovely A. Warren, City of Rochester
  • Dr. Jason Willis, Director of African/African American Studies at the Rochester City School District
  • Jerome Underwood, CEO Action for A Better Community
  • Jacob Scott Jr, Assistant Principal Edison Career and Technology High School
  • Jackie Campbell, Alliance Director for the Children's Agenda

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