The Michigan Department of Education presents the African American Student Initiative Conference: Our Education through Our Eyes. This event will continue the thoughtful and effective work of improving educational outcomes for African American young men of promise.

  • When: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 4, 2017
  • Where: Student Center at Eastern Michigan University, 900 Oakwood St., Ypsilanti, MI 48197
  • Registration fee: $20
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Featured speaker

Plenary Presenter Dr. Lisa Delpit is a professor in the College of Education at Southern University and A&M College in Louisiana. She is the author of “Other People’s Children: Cultural Conflict in the Classroom” and “The Skin that We Speak: Thoughts on Language and Culture in the Classroom.”