Sponsored by the Berkeley Federation of Teachers (BFT)
Join us for pizza at 5:30 p.m. – Event begins at 6:00 p.m.
BUSD Board Member Ty Alper in discussion with Brian Jones, educator and activist from New York City, on racism and the struggle for educational justice in the era of corporate education reform. Longfellow Auditorium (1500 Derby St, Berkeley, CA 94703)
Brian Jones taught elementary school in Harlem public schools for nine years and is currently pursuing a PhD in urban education at City University of New York. He co-narrated the film The Inconvenient Truth Behind Waiting for Superman and has contributed to several books including What’s Race Got to Do with It?: How Current School Reform Policy Maintains Racial and Economic Inequality and More than a Score. More information about Brian can be found at his blog, brianpjones.tumblr.com