Grantmakers for Education Dallas Summit on Racial Equity

August 23, 2018
Location: Communities Foundation of Texas, Dallas, TX
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Join Grantmakers for Education, experts and funders in Dallas, Texas for a regional education funders’ summit on racial equity, proudly hosted in partnership with Lumina Foundation. This powerful one-day summit is your opportunity to support your foundation as a change-maker and catalyst in advancing racial equity in education. National and regional thought leaders and practitioners will guide deep discussion, informed by perspective and experience, to develop strategic action for African-American, Hispanic and Native American learners. Funders from the southwest will engage in a robust conversation about their organizational and individual journeys addressing racial equity in education. To launch this thoughtfully guided program, Howard Fuller of Marquette University and John B. King Jr. of The Education Trust (former U.S. Secretary of Education) will provide a historical perspective on education equity and delve into philanthropy as a catalyst for change in advancing racial equity in education within the U.S. Other speakers include Wynn Rosser, president and CEO of the T.L.L. Temple Foundation, Tarajean Yazzie-Mintz of the American Indian College Fund and George Tang of Communities Foundation of Texas, and more.

What attendees had to say about our Summit on Racial Equity in Washington, D.C. this year:

“I found most valuable the earnest and open conversations with other funders and experts in the field.” 

The programming and the expertise of the speakers was incredible. I also found the pacing of the program perfect.” 

“This …was the perfect length with just the right amount of information. My head was swimming when I left but I felt energized, not exhausted.”



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