Thursday, September 13, 2012

Bob Moses in Conversation at Mills

Bob Moses (aka Robert Parris Moses) is one of my lifelong heroes. As a grade-schooler following the Civil Rights Movement and SNCC he stood out as "that guy I want to be like" and his rich and varied life's work make him a worthy role model many times over. This is a pretty awesome opportunity to meet someone who was an actor in lots of the "history you read about in books" and to hear about some important and provocative ideas in the contemporary dialog on education as a national priority. -- DJJR

The Center for Urban Schools and Partnerships at Mills will host Bob Moses on campus on
September 20
4:00 pm-6:00 pm
Lokey School of Business, Room 101 

In conversation with the School of Education's Dr. Ruth Cossey, Dr. Moses will discuss 

Quality Public School Education as a Constitutional Right

Dr. Moses has been a life-long leader and activist for racial, social, and educational justice. He was a leader with the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), the Mississippi Voter Registration Project, and Freedom Summer in the 1960s.  As a MacArthur "Genius" Fellow, he founded the deservedly renowned Algebra Project.

1 comment:

  1. This will be an amazing event. Dr. Moses will talk about leadership and activism with Dr. Ruth Cossey, from the School of Education.