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Dr. Victor Rios, who has peformed a Ted Talk, will present "The Power of Education in Overcoming The Impossible and Transforming Society" on Thursday, October 24 from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. in TAV-130
Dr. Victor Rios is an award-winning college professor, author, and speaker.
Dr. Rios works with educators and service providers on Educational Equity, Cultural Responsiveness, Resilience, Closing the Opportunity Gap, Teacher Well-Being, and Restorative Justice. He was the commencement speakr for Cal's Graduate School of Education and a keynote speaker for Stanford's School fo Medicine.
From his Ted Talk, “Many specialists in juvenile justice say they admire what Rios has achieved in (his book) Punished: Policing the Lives of Black and Latino Boys, to show, from his unusual perspective, how inner-city Latino and African-American boys develop their sense of self in the midst of crime and intense policing, and how it can come about that young minority men lose trust in the institutions of civil society.” - The Chronicle of Higher Education
Thursday, 24 October, 2019