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SLJ Leadership Summit 2016. Friday, October 14: PRE CONFERENCE EVENTS 11:00 am–2:00 pm: Guided bus tour of Washington, DC school libraries.

SLJ Leadership Summit 2016

Space is limited and sign-up is required. Tour will start at the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel, 999 Ninth Street NW, Washington, DC 20001 Gather at 10:45 am in the lobby. About - Practice Makes Perfect. Growing up in Queens, Karim Abouelnaga was raised by a single mother on government aid and went through some of New York City’s most struggling public schools.

About - Practice Makes Perfect

During this time, Karim experienced the achievement gap first-hand, and nearly fell victim himself: in the 7th grade, he had over 60 absences. Fortunately, a series of non-profits and mentors step into his life and ultimately change his career trajectory. Karim secured over $300,000 in scholarships to attend Cornell University and became the first one his family to graduate from college, doing so in the top 10% of his class.

At Cornell, Karim became aware of the inequities in education that had plagued his childhood, and he learned that two-thirds of the achievement gap can be directly attributed to unequal access to summer learning. Shaun David Hutchinson.


The Long Road To Change: An Interview With The Creators Of March. Congressman John Lewis has been a pioneer in Civil Rights since the earliest days of the movement.

The Long Road To Change: An Interview With The Creators Of March

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SLJ Leadership Summit 2016