Seattle, WA – May 26, 2020, Equal Opportunity Schools, a Seattle-based national nonprofit announces their upcoming virtual gathering of leaders in partnership with COSEBOC (Coalition of Schools Educating Boys Of Color) focused on healing-centered engagement. The Keynote speaker will be Dr. Shawn Ginwright and the virtual event will take place on Thursday, May 28th from 9AM-11AM PST (12PM-2PM EST).
On May 28, 2020, Dr. Ginwright returns to present at the next seminar in the 1st Virtual Gathering of Leaders. Dr. Ginwright has agreed to join us again to share his unique healing centered engagement approach which is designed to blunt the damaging impact of trauma on the lives of urban youth of color.
This assets-based strategy will provide tools and techniques essential for the well-being and healing of students, families, and communities when we begin to emerge from the unsettling world of the pandemic. Dr. Ginwright’s healing centered engagement will serve as a balm for the educators and advocates also impacted by COVID-19.
Don’t miss what is certain to be an informative and memorable presentation.
Byron Garrett, CEO of Equal Opportunity Schools (EOS), connects with Ericka Miller, a partner and leader of the preK-12 education and education improvement practice at Isaacson, Miller, to discuss his personal and professional journey to nonprofit leadership. Byron discusses the impact of COVID-19, what drew him to the EOS mission, how he defines equity, and his advice for emerging leaders who aspire to become CEOs.
Today, Equal Opportunity Schools, a Seattle-based national nonprofit announced their additional efforts to continue to support their partner schools and school districts amid national budgetary shortfalls and ongoing displacement caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Dovetailing with today’s #GivingTuesdayNow, which is a new global day of giving and unity as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19, Equal Opportunity Schools (EOS) hopes everyone will move to help its cause as they provide needed resources and support to their school districts and partners.
#GivingTuesdayNow, in response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19, is a global day of giving and unity that takes place May 5, 2020. With your financial assistance we can continue supporting and even increase resources for equitable access to rigorous coursework, impacting thousands of students of color and low-income students each year.