Speakers

Robert Balfanz

Robert Balfanz

Co-Director
Everyone Graduates Center, Johns Hopkins University

 

David Banks

David Banks

President and CEO
Eagle Academy Foundation

 

Darryl Briggs

Darryl Briggs

Student
Lehman College

 

James Earl Davis

James Earl Davis

Professor and Interim Dean
College of Education at Temple University

 

Judith Browne Dianis

Judith Browne Dianis

Co-Director
Advancement Project

 

Marian Wright Edelman

Marian Wright Edelman

President
Children's Defense Fund

 

Bakari Haynes

Bakari Haynes

Assistant Principal
Eastern Middle School, Montgomery County Public Schools, Maryland

 

Stacy Holland

Stacy Holland

Co-founder
Philadelphia Youth Network

 

Gerry House

Gerry House

President of the Institute for Student Achievement
Educational Testing Service

 

Cedric Jennings

Cedric Jennings

Director
DC Council's Office of Youth Programs

 

Cassius Johnson

Cassius Johnson

Program Officer
Carnegie Corporation of New York

 

Tim King

Tim King

President and CEO
Urban Prep Academies

 

Khary Lazarre-White

Khary Lazarre-White

Co-founder
The Botherhood/Sister Sol

 

Michael T. Nettles

Michael Nettles

Senior Vice President
Educational Testing Service

 

David Osher

David Osher

Vice President
American Institutes for Research

 

Mike Ruff

Mike Ruff

Recent Graduate
H.D. Woodson Senior High School

 

Clarence Terry Sr.

Clarence Terry Sr.

Assistant Professor of Education
Occidental College

 

Ivory Toldson

Ivory Toldson

Associate Professor
Howard University

 

Edward Tolliver

Edward Tolliver

Director
Black Male College Explorers Program, Florida A&M University

 

Michael Tubbs

Michael Tubbs

Adjunct Professor
Langston Hughes Academy

 

Janol Vinson

Janol Vinson

Ella Baker Trainer and Servant Leader Intern
CDF Freedom Schools

 

Selvon Waldron

Selvon Waldron

Director of Development and Grants
Life Pieces To Masterpieces

 

Ronald Walker

Ronald Walker

Founding Member and Executive Director
Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color

 

Lester Young Jr.

Lester Young Jr.

Regent At Large
The University of the State of New York