Geoffrey Canada to Serve as a Keynote Speaker at the 25th Annual California Charter Schools Conference

January 8, 2018

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Geoffrey Canada, nationally known author, children's advocate and founder of Harlem Children's Zone (HCZ), will serve as one of the keynote speakers for the 25th Annual California Charter Schools Conference taking place March 26 to 28, 2018 in San Diego. Mr. Canada's keynote will he held Monday, March 26 from 1:30 to 2:45 p.m. during the opening plenary session.

In his 20 plus years with HCZ, Geoffrey Canada has become nationally recognized for his pioneering work helping children and families in Harlem and as a passionate advocate for education reform. The work of Canada and HCZ has become a national model and has been the subject of many profiles in the media, including 60 Minutes, The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Today Show, Good Morning America, Nightline and NPR's "On Point," as well as in articles in The New York Times, USA Today and Newsday. Most recently, Canada can be seen prominently featured in the Davis Guggenheim documentary Waiting for "Superman." The National Book Award winning author Jonathan Kozol has called Canada, "One of the few authentic heroes of New York and one of the best friends children have, or ever will have, in our nation."

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