Implications of Busing Desegregation: Then & Now

Thursday, February 29, 2024
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (ET)
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Join SEEL, MRISJ and CEHS for a panel discussion on busing desegregation. Excerpts from the film The Busing Battleground will be shared for context and discussion at the event.

Audience members are encouraged to watch the full documentary prior to the event
, it is available to
watch for free on YouTube.

Registration is required. Light refreshments will be available.
Panelists will discuss their own experiences and responses to the documentary, as well as implications of past and current school desegregation efforts in Massachusetts.
Panelists Include:
·       Dr. Bennie Agbarha (Professor of Secondary Education and Educational Leadership, BSU)
·       Milly Arbaje-Thomas, MSW (President/CEO of the Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity)
·       Kaley Bugg (Bridgewater State University, ’24; METCO alumna)
·       Lewis Finfer (Director, Massachusetts Action for Justice)
·       Dr. Jeanne Ingle (Associate Professor of Elementary and Early Childhood Education, BSU)
This free, in-person event is sponsored by the Martin Richard Institute for Social Justice, the Department of Secondary Education and Educational Leadership and the College of Education and Health Sciences.
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