CPS Students Speak Up, Speak Out Forum Launches Wednesday

June 2, 2020

Cincinnati Public Schools is launching CPS Students Speak Up and Speak Out, the first in a series of forums for students, by students to discuss racial injustice and inequities in our city and country.

When

CPS Students Speak Up and Speak Out is at Noon Wednesday, June 3, 2020 (weekly series moving forward)

Where

 To join in listen mode, select from the following options:

  1. Web Browser https://primetime.bluejeans.com/a2m/live-event/rvehxjjw
  2. Join via a mobile device or download the app if you don’t have it already. Enter event ID : rvehxjjw

Primary Audience

The primary audience is 7th- through12th-grade students, with a special focus on our African-American Students; Open to media and community in a listen-only mode.

What

CPS Students Speak Up and Speak Out is an opportunity for CPS students to speak up and speak out and have their voices heard surrounding racial injustice and inequities in our city and country. Community leaders will come together to dialogue with our student leaders on how we can effectively make true progress and support them through this time of injustice and racism.

Community Leaders

  • Don Newberry, Shroder High School Athletic Director
  • LaMarque Ward, Dream Builders, Aiken High School alum
  • Jan-Michele Kearney, Cincinnati City Council, Walnut Hills High School alum
  • Kathy Wright, Principal Hughes High School

Media Contact

Fran Russ, CPS Communications Officer
(513) 363-0028
 

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