Monday, December 2, 2013

MEDIA ADVISORY -- SD Unified Holds Trayvon Martin-George Zimmerman Dialogue

MEDIA ADVISORY from the San Diego Unified School District, Dec. 2, 2013


WHAT: Trayvon Martin-George Zimmerman Panel Discussion and Community Input

WHEN: 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013

WHERE: Auditorium, Eugene Brucker Education Center, 4100 Normal St. (92103)

DETAILS: San Diego Unified School District's Office of Race Human
Relations and Advocacy has organized a panel of local experts to help
facilitate a dialogue about the Trayvon Martin-George Zimmerman case. On
July 30, the San Diego Unified Board of Education asked that the
Superintendent and the district¹s Office of Race Human Relations and
Advocacy to create this learning opportunity. As part of the district's
Vision 2020, San Diego Unified is supporting schools to be neighborhood
centers; as such, school sites can serve to host community forums to have
this Common-Core-aligned critical dialogue.

Speakers will discuss the case and the public response. Members of the
audience will submit question or comments that will be discussed by

PANELISTS/PHOTOS: Scheduled panelists are: a student-body president from a
San Diego Unified high school; a parent of a San Diego Unified student;
Dr. Alberto Ochoa, San Diego State University; Chief Rueben Littlejohn,
San Diego Unified School Police Department; Danell Scarborough, City of
San Diego Human Relations Commission; Dr. Joe Fulcher, San Diego Unified
School District Chief of Student Services; Dr. John Robert Brown, retired
district administrator, author, and education consultant; Lynn
Sharpe-Underwood, City of San Diego Commission on Gang Prevention and
Intervention; Prof. Jesse Mills, University of San Diego; Philip Liburd,
NAACP; Tina Malka, Anti-Defamation League.

CONTACT: Moisés G. Aguirre, Executive Director, District Relations, (619)


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