Fordham U Hosts Race & Public Ed Town Hall

(l-r) Arthur Goldstein, Aixa Rodriguez, Ruth Rodriguez, Dr. Fabienne Doucet, Daniel Katz and Louis Torres discussed education and race during an informative panel session.
Photo by Ray Maldonado

Fordham University hosted ‘Race and Public Education in NYC: A Town Hall’ on Tuesday, February 21 at the Flom Auditorium.

Moderated by professor of history and African American studies Mark Naison, the panel featured Fabienne Doucet, associate professor of early childhood education at New York University; Pamela Lewis, ‘Teaching While Black: A New Voice on Race and Education in NYC’ author; Luis Torres, P.S. 55 principal; Sean Ahern, NYC public school teacher; Kaliris Salas-Ramirez, assistant medical professor at CUNY; Arthur Goldstein, United Federation of Teachers chapter leader at Francis Lewis High School and ESL teacher; Ruth Rodriguez, United Opt Out National administrator and Daniel Katz, Community Education Council 3 Zoning Committee member and teacher.

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