Avoice Presents: Keep the Faith in Education: Rep. Adam Clayton Powell and the passage of ESEA
Watch the 2015 Avoice Issue Forum panel on keeping the faith in education! Panelists looked at the monumental passage of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA). Rep. Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. was the chair of the Education and Labor Committee at the times and was instrumental in its passage. Using materials curated on the Avoice web site, the panel discussed the role of Rep. Powell and CBC members in the passage of this landmark legislation and also look at the recent CBC educational priorities.
Moderator - Ms. Adrena Ifill Blagburn, Avoice Virtual Library Project Director
The Honorable Robert C. "Bobby" Scott (VA-03), Ranking Member of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Education and the Workforce
Dr. Lorretta Johnson, Secretary-Treasurer, American Federation of Teachers
Mr. William Jawando, Former Senate staffer and White House aide
Ms. Michelle Stent, Former Counsel - House Education & Labor Committee