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Working for Justice, Equity and Civic Agency in Our Schools: A Conversation with Clint Smith

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Calendar   Speaking Engagements
Location Webinar
Date Wed, Jun 3, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Duration   1h

Issues of equity and education have long existed in our country and continue to manifest today. How can writing and the power of one's voice help us respond to these disparities? Join Facing History & Ourselves for a conversation with writer and educator, Dr. Clint Smith, where you will hear his poetry and reflections on working for justice, equity, and civic agency in our schools.

Live captioning will be provided during this webinar, which takes place from 7–8pm ET/6–7pm CT/4–5pm PT. This is a live-only event and will not be available for on-demand viewing.

You will be eligible to receive one-hour of professional development credit for participation if you actively watch the webinar. At the conclusion of the webinar, you will be able to download a certificate of completion from the webinar console. Check with your school district in advance of the webinar to ensure that the professional development credit is accepted.

Dr. Clint Smith is a writer, teacher, and Emerson Fellow at New America. He is the author of the poetry collection, Counting Descent, and the forthcoming nonfiction book How the Word is Passed. His writing has been published in The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic, Poetry Magazine, The Paris Review and elsewhere. He received his B.A. from Davidson College and a Ph.D. from Harvard University.

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