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Connections: An update on the My Brother's Keeper project

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Students from the Rochester City School District recently met with President Barack Obama in relation to the Obama Foundation's My Brother's Keeper project.

They join us to discuss what they learned, and we talk about the ongoing efforts to bring restorative practices to city schools, including the upcoming RocRestorative Conference. Our guests:

  • Kit Miller, executive director of the M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence
  • Ruth Turner, chief of student support services & social emotional learning for the Rochester City School District
  • Ja’Quez Cochran and Timothy Frazier, 12th grade students at Young Men’s Leadership Academy
  • Victor Rios, college professor and author whose work focuses on educational equity and restorative practices

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Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.
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