Monday, August 9, 2021

BC to AD 3
Harbor A, Level 2
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Reimagining Black & Latinx Student Achievement & Economic Success

Beth Swanson of A Better Chicago will lead this panel, addressing ways of investing in organizations and creating opportunity for Black and Latinx Student Achievement and Economic Success. What new opportunities have been opened up by the pandemic? Hear from Chicago’s leaders at the helm of new college creation and others who provide training experiences for learners, leading to industry credentials, college credit, and upwardly-mobile jobs. Examine the ways these leaders are making Chicago a more equitable city where all children, particularly Black and Latinx youth, can thrive.