Two Americas, Two Educations: Human Rights and Excellence in Education

One Thursday, November 15, 7:00–8:30 p.m. | Rothko Chapel, 1409 Sul Ross at Yupon

Paul Cummins, executive director of New Visions Foundation—an organization dedicated to the idea that all children deserve an excellent education—will speak on education and human rights. Paul Cummins is the founder of the Crossroads School and P. S. Arts, both in Los Angeles. He has also founded several successful Los Angeles charter schools including Camino Nuevo Charter Academy, Los Angeles Academy of Arts & Enterprise Charter School, and the New Village Charter School. In addition, he founded the Center for Education Opportunity, which places foster children in independent schools. He has an M.A. from Harvard University and a Ph.D. from the University of Southern California and is the author of Proceed with Passion: Engaging Students in Meaningful Education and Two Americas, Two Educations: Funding Quality Schools for All Students.

This program is co-sponsored with the Rothko Chapel.

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Please note a date in the Mid-term Elections course has changed from that published in the brochure. The course will meet the first two Mondays, October 29 and November 5 as planned, but will meet Tuesday, November 13 instead of Monday, November 12. 


Also note Art Underground: Carlos Cruz-Diez at the Cistern on Wednesday, November 14 is FULLY SUBSCRIBED. A second session has been added and will meet Monday, November 12 from 2:00-3:30 P.M. Registrations are being accepted for November 12. You may register online, or by phone.


Who Gets to Vote: Challenges for the 2020 Elections?
Speaker: Dale Ho, director of the American Civil Liberties Union Voter Rights Project
Monday, November 19, 6:30-8:00 P.M.
Location to be announced


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