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2024 Convening Highlights

Building Community for School Integration

Highlights by the numbers
Convening 2024 stats

What attendees say about #DCSC2024:

“I really loved the keynote speaker this year. He left me inspired but always with tangible things to work on. He helped me dig deeper into my ways of thinking and understanding. I really liked that we had the follow-up workshop after to allow for that deeper understanding.”

“Isral’s presentation on messaging was amazing.”

“The school visits were incredible, and the logistics were flawless. Huge thanks and congratulations to Seon and the team!”

“The school visit was amazing 😊”

190+ registered

98% of survey respondents rated the 2021 Annual Convening favorably

50+ hours of programming

Watch the #DCSC2024 highlights video

Video by KimberLee Webber | TalkOakland.org

#DCSC2024 Sponsors

Our committed sponsors help make this convening happen. Thank you!

DCSC would like to thank this year’s planning committee in helping the Coalition’s staff, board and funders prepare for the 2024 Annual Convening:

  • Rickie Carbajal, Sr. Manager of DEIB, Citizens of the World LA
  • Shernice Lazare, Head of DEIB, Citizens of the World LA
  • Mercedes Blea-Davis, Manager of Diversity & Belonging, DSST
  • Ashli Watts, Gateway Impact Director, Gateway Public Schools
  • Somer Lowery, Director of Strategy & Partnerships, Growth Public Schools
  • Myra Salinas, Sr Director of Learning & Support Services, Larchmont Charter School
  • Amy Held, Executive Director, Larchmont Charter School
  • Carlos García Saldaña, Executive Director, Odyssey Charter Schools
  • Richard Lee, Chief Academic Officer, Our World Neighborhood Charter School

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