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

Feb 26, 2019

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