For this year's event, we will be meeting virtually to explore our theme of Black Lives Matter through film, speakers, and sessions.
Headwaters School is excited to welcome Dr. Peniel Joseph
as our guest speaker. Dr. Joseph holds joint professorship in both the LBJ School of Public Affairs and the History Department in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Texas at Austin. He is also the Barbara Jordan Chair in Ethics and Political Values.
Dr. Josephs career focus has been on "Black Power Studies" and he brings his expertise to UT. While at UT, he became the founding director of the LBJ School's Center for the Study of Race and Democracy.
In addition to his role at the school, Dr. Joseph is an award winning author. His topics often cover issues of race, democrazy, and civil rights. His latest book is The Sword and the Shield: The Revolutionary Lives of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr.
We look forward to welcoming Dr. Joseph!Here is the schedule for the day:
9:00 Advisory opening meeting
9:15 AM Movie discussion groups (intro meeting)
9:30 AM Movie screening & lunch time
12:00 PM Guest Speaker Dr. Peniel Joseph
1:00 PM Movie discussion groups
1:30 PM Breakout session group #1
2:00 PM Breakout session group #2
2:30 PM Advisory closing meeting
Students and community members will find a full schedule a Zoom links provided to them via mail and in their Nest calendars the week of the event.