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Conference on Racial and Social Justice


June 28-29, 2018

Minneapolis Convention Center -

Minneapolis, MN

NEA’s Human and Civil Rights Department invites you to the 2018 Conference on Racial and Social Justice in Minneapolis, Minnesota on June 28 & 29th . Given the rapidly changing landscape and conditions for our students and members, in and out of the classroom, it is imperative that we move from presence to power. That is why NEA is focusing the conference on racial and social justice advocacy and activism.

The goal of the conference is to provide a unique space for educators, students, parents & families, organizers, community members & leaders to unite for the advancement of justice in education. Through interactive workshops, sessions, and skill building, attendees will have the opportunity to access information, resources, plan, strategize and engage on issues that impact educational opportunities for communities of color, LGBTQ and women.

Registration is now closed.  On-site registration is available however limited and not guranteed. No hotel accomocations will be provided with on-site registrations.




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Conference Testimonials

I love coming here because I always learn something new. The conference is so exciting and informative.

The issues and topics discussed were relevant, on point and very necessary.

Valuable information to take back to my local.

To get with others to learn and to take back information to my local members on how to succeed and go forward.

The film and speaker, Inocente, made a deep impression on me and has spurred me to take action about homeless children.

The keynote speakers…WOW!!! ….They made me stop and think and want to do more.

This conference is always invigorating – I love this conference.

The highlight of this conference was the honest conversation that each of the speakers engaged. This was my first time attending this conference. This has been one of the best experiences of my life. I appreciate the honest, candid conversations that took place throughout the entire conference.

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