CLOSING THE OPPORTUNITY GAP
FOR YOUNG BLACK MEN
A Pipeline Crisis Winning Strategies Series
Building Winning Strategies in Education
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Reception 6:00 – 6:30 p.m. | Program 6:30 – 8:00p.m.
Vera Institute of Justice | 233 Broadway, 12th Floor
Join us for this first event in a series that offers an unparalleled
opportunity to learn about efforts to build winning strategies and forge
public-private partnerships that can make a meaningful difference.
This first forum will engage experts from secondary and
post-secondary education programs in a discussion about how
they are closing the gap in opportunity for the economic success of
young Black men, and explore the challenges the programs face.
Nick Turner, President, Vera Institute of Justice
Robert J. Gerrard, Jr., General Counsel Emeritus, Scripps Networks
Pedro Noguera, Peter L. Agnew Professor of Education, New York University
A. Mark Getachew, Board Chair, Eagle Academy and Partner, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
Lucy Friedman, President, The After-School Corporation (TASC)
Fred Patrick, Director of Pathways, Vera Institute of Justice