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Voices From the Field: An Evening With David Stovall

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Service learning is a pivotal part of the Spelman College experience.

Join the Bonner Office of Community Service and Student Development on March 18, 2015, from 6 - 8 p.m., for a leadership and service learning lecture.

Location: Science Center NASA Auditorium

Dr. David Omotoso Stovall is an Associate Professor of African American Studies and Educational Policy Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Stovall's main research and teaching interests are the influence of a race in urban education, community development, and housing. His work investigates the significance of race in the quality of schools located in communities that are changing both radically and economically. From a practical and theoretical perspective, his research draws from Critical Race Theory, educational policy analysis, sociology, urban planning, political science, community organizing,a nd youth culture. He has spent the last ten years working with community organizations and schools to develop curriculum that addresses issues of social justice and is currently a member of the Greater Lawndale/Little Village School of Social Justice High School design team where he serves as a volunteer social studies teacher.

For more information about "Voices From the Field,"contact Jilo Tisdale at jtisdale@spelman.edu.