The session will examine the impact of Mark Zuckerberg's $100 million gift to transform Newark's public schools. Our focus – what lessons can be drawn about how philanthropy can play a positive role in education reform at the local level? The panel will feature local funders and education practitioners along with Dale Russakoff, the author of The Prize: Who’s in Charge of America’s Schools?
Our complete line-up of panelists include:
Kimberly Baxter McLain, President and CEO, Foundation for Newark's Future
Joanna Belcher, Chief Academic Officer, KIPP-New Jersey
Irene Cooper-Basch, Executive Officer, Victoria Foundation
Thais Marques, Community Organizer, New Jersey Communities United
Dale Russakoff, Author of The Prize: Who’s in Charge of America’s Schools?
Dominique D. Lee, Chief Executive Officer and Founder, BRICK Academy
Tynesha McHarris (Moderator), Senior Consultant, NoVo Foundation
Cost for Members: Free. Philanthropy New York will waive the registration fee for CNJG members.
Cost for Non Members: $150
To Register: Email [email protected] with your contact information and indicate you were invited by CNJG (registration fee will be waived for CNJG guests).
This event is being hosted by Philanthropy New York.