Join the Public School Forum’s Dudley Flood Center for Educational Equity and Opportunity, along with our partners, the Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity and the Center for Child and Family Policy at Duke University, in critical conversations centered on addressing issues of racial equity and education at this year’s Color of Education Summit! Tickets are available now!
The time is always right to do what is right.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Tickets are available on Eventbrite here.
October 26th and 27th, 2021 from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM EST each day.
This is a virtual event and will be held via Zoom.
CEUs will be available for educators. Information on how to attain a CEU will be available to you after the event.
Award-winning author and journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones, who kicked off the Color of Education series in 2018, returns this year to headline Color of Education 2021, a two-day virtual summit that will bring together people from all over North Carolina to exchange ideas and strategies that address systemic racial inequities in our education system. Hannah-Jones will speak on October 26th, 2021.
Hannah-Jones is the Pulitzer Prize-winning creator of the 1619 Project and a staff writer at The New York Times Magazine. She has spent her career investigating racial inequality and injustice, and her reporting has earned her the MacArthur Fellowship, known as the Genius grant, a Peabody Award, two George Polk Awards and the National Magazine Award three times. Hannah-Jones also earned the John Chancellor Award for Distinguished Journalism and was named Journalist of the Year by the National Association of Black Journalists and the Newswomen’s Club of New York. In 2020 she was inducted into the Society of American Historians and in 2021, into the North Carolina Media Hall of Fame.
In 2016, Hannah-Jones co-founded the Ida B. Wells Society for Investigative Reporting, which seeks to increase the number of reporters and editors of color. She holds a Master of Arts in Mass Communication from the University of North Carolina and earned her BA in History and African-American studies from the University of Notre Dame.
Supporter Ticket ($60): Includes 1 ticket for the purchaser and 1 donated ticket for an individual who registers for a Complimentary ticket. Tickets include access to both events. If you would like to donate a ticket to a specific individual, please purchase multiple standard tickets instead of a supporter ticket.
Standard Ticket ($30): Includes 1 ticket that provides access to both events. If you purchase multiple tickets, you must include an email address for each attendee. Each attendee will receive an individual link that is unable to be shared. When purchasing multiple tickets, there will be space provided to include the names and emails of each attendee.
Complimentary Ticket ($0): Includes 1 ticket that provides access to both events and is available to educators and students. If you do not fit these categories and cost is a barrier please contact us at ColorofEd@gmail.com.
Frequently Asked Questions
Do I have to buy a ticket for each event?
Each ticket sale will cover both days of the 2021 Summit for one individual. If purchasing multiple tickets for various people, please be sure to include a different email address for each attendee.
How do I attend?
In the week before the event, attendees will receive a personalized and private zoom link to attend the Summit via the email they used to purchase a ticket.
Are there sponsorship opportunities?
Absolutely! Please visit ncforum.org/partners to learn more.