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November 16, 2018

Register to Attend Upcoming Black Minds Matter Events

Consider attending an upcoming ‘Black Minds Matter’ event at the Oak Park Public Library, presented in connection with the Triton College Activating Community Opportunities: Emerging Leaders Network.

Black Minds Matter is a public course designed to raise the national consciousness about issues facing black males in education.

Upcoming topics, dates and times:

Pre-recorded presentations followed by facilitated live discussions will be held in the Main Library Idea Box from 6-8 p.m., unless otherwise noted. Additional guest facilitators to be announced.

  • Dec. 4, 2018 Ascription of Intelligence- Barb Fitzgerald, Oak Park Public Librarian & Oak Park Public Library Board Member Christian Harris
  • Dec. 11, 2018 Assumptions of Criminality- Robert Marshall, Student Success Advisor Triton College
  • Jan. 15, 2018 Campus Climates and Non-Cognitive Outcomes- Naomi Priddy, Multicultural Learning Librarian 
  • Jan. 22, 2018 Promising Practices for Teaching and Learning- Kathleen Spale, Manager of Material Services Oak Park Public Library
  • Feb. 19, 2018 Holistic Support for Black Male Learners- Cody Cotton, A Greater Good Foundation Chief Communication Officer 
  • Feb. 26, 2018 Advancing Black Male Policy Support and Research- Tiana Jorman, Founder of Breaking Through Breaking Beyond

The Oak Park Public Library Main Branch is located at 834 Lake St., Oak Park.

Click the link below to register for the next Black Minds Matter event.