SAVE THE DATE

April 5-7, 2022

PART LEADERSHIP, PART LEARNING CONFERENCE.

A virtual gathering of educators, system leaders, and community members to disrupt historical oppression and create a socially just future for Tacoma’s youth and young adults.

Race, Justice & the Education System

In April 2021, Graduate Tacoma organized and hosted its first inaugural Charting Our Future conference. Over 500 educators, partners, leaders, and community members joined the 3-day virtual event to focus on one theme: Race, Justice & the Education System.

Visionaries and Thought Leaders

Nikkita Oliver

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Seattle-based creative, community organizer, abolitionist, educator, and attorney.

BREE NEWSOME

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Activist who removed the confederate battle flag from the South Carolina State House.

Breakout sessions presented by leading experts, practitioners, and change agents committed to transforming education in Tacoma.

  • Education Justice

    Understanding how Tacoma’s racial legacy and today’s challenges in education remain connected.

  • Addressing the System

    Lessons learned from confronting the seemingly intractable root causes to racial inequity.

  • Continuous Improvement

    Using data to disrupt oppression and advance our goals.

  • Community Engagement

    Establishing a structure for families and youth to make decisions on issues that impact their lives.

  • Advocacy

    Leveraging our position to advocate for local, regional, and state policy that addresses racial disparities for student success.