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Men of Color in Education discussion

State Farm presents Teach For America’s Community Speakers Series, a forum to connect communities and colleges in a conversation about the educational opportunities and challenges impacting men of color. We invite you join us in an engaging dialogue with renowned speakers to explore solutions that will help our community and country to reach their full potential.


Common, Artist/Actor/Entrepreneur
Ruben Diaz, Jr, Bronx Borough President
Dr. Marc Lamont Hill, Associate Professor of Education at Teacher’s College, Columbia University
John Legend, Grammy Award-Winning Singer/Songwriter
Dr. Pedro Noguera, Peter L. Agnew Professor of Education at New York University & Executive Director of the Metropolitan Center for Urban Education
Eric Snow, National Basketball Association Veteran/Entrepreneur

David C. Banks, President, The Eagle Academy Foundation


Admission is free and seating is limited, so registration is required to secure a ticket for admittance. Tickets will be distributed starting at 6 p.m. on March 2 prior to the start of the event at 7 p.m. Tickets will be allocated on a first come, first serve basis. Early arrival is suggested.