Advancing the Legacy of Mendez and Brown

A National Conference on School Diversity

Annotated Conference Agenda

Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C., May 17, 2012

Welcoming Remarks

Sheryll Cashin, Philip Tegeler

Opening Plenary:

Framing Brown and Mendez in Contemporary Context: Policy Progress and Prospects
Damon Hewitt, James Ferg-Cadima, Seth Galanter, Dianne Piche, Sharon Davies


Supporting Pro-Integration Leaders in Diverse and Demographically Changing Schools
Erica Frankenberg, Del Burns, Melissa Krull, Dr. Demond Means, John Brittain



Parallel Movements: Incorporating School Integration into School Reform Agendas
Richard Kahlenberg, Deborah Vagins, Derek Black, Roberto Rodriguez, James Forman Jr.

Breakout Sessions:


The Future of School Integration: A Dialogue
Gary Orfield, john powell, David Hinojosa, Tanya Clay House, James Ryan


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