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Missing Voices

The third annual Missing Voices conference is planned for February 16, 2015. The theme for this year's conference is "Honoring Local Brilliance: We’re the Ones We've Been Waiting For!" and will focus on local talent, ideas and resources available to parents, youth, community members, and educators/administrators. Attendance is $75 and includes conference participation, breakfast and lunch.  All are welcome to register for the conference as paying attendees (previous free spots for youth, parents, and community members are full). Registration is required at the link below.

Please Note: The location of this year's conference is at DeLaSalle High School in Minneapolis

Registration is now closed

If you or your organization are interested in having a vendor booth at the Missing Voices conference, please download the Exhibitor Application form here.

About Missing Voices

Each year the Culturally Responsive Teaching program hosts Missing Voices: Equity in Education Summit which is a unique opportunity in the world of educational conferences. The conference is focused on bringing together youth, parents and educators to engage in dialogue and creative problem solving surrounding the inequities and gaps in our educational system. The program strives to bring multiple perspectives and stakeholders to the table, welcoming their wisdom and lived experience.  We believe that as educators, we cannot work in isolation if we desire true change and justice for our students. Participants in Missing Voices will experience a variety of participatory activities, dialogue, and expert keynotes as they are asked to collectively commit to action. Past keynotes have included Dr. Sharroky Hollie and Dr. Gloria Ladson-Billings. View the video to see some highlights from the most recent conference. 

Questions?

Contact us at missingvoices@smumn.edu