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Social Justice Conference: Preparing Parents and the Community to Continue the Conversation
Cook County Higher Education

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The ISD 166 Diversity Committee in partnership with Cook County Higher Education invite the community to a community session with Bill Blackwell Jr.

Social Justice Conference: Preparing Parents and the Community to Continue the Conversation

Thursday, March 8, 2018

6:30 PM

Arrowhead Center for the Arts

Website for more information about the Social Justice Conference https://tinyurl.com/SocialJusticeCC

March 9th for grades 6-12th at ISD I66

Keynote Speaker

Bill Blackwell, Jr., a member of the Grand Portage Band of a Lake Superior Chippewa, graduated from Cook County High School, and has been executive director of the American Indian Resource Center at Bemidji State University since 2015.

The MLK Commitment to Service Award is the second significant honor for Blackwell in recent months. He received the Distinguished Diversity Leadership Award from the Minnesota State colleges and university’s Academic and Student Affairs division in October.

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