Civil Rights Activist Sylvia Mendez to be Special Guest at ALAS Linking Latina Leaders Event Feb. 19
Civil rights activist Sylvia Mendez will join the Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS) for their February networking event, Linking Latina Leaders [L3] The complimentary event to ALAS L3 members and their guests, takes location from 5:30 -6:30 p.m. EST on Feb. 19, 2021 and addresses the theme: “Breaking Barriers to have an Inclusive Equitable Education.” To sign up, go to http://bit.ly/ALASL3Feb.
Civil rights activist Sylvia Mendez is the earliest daughter of Gonzalo Mendez, a Mexican immigrant, and Felicitas Mendez, a Puerto Rican, who challenged partition so that she and other Latino kids might be supplied the very same quality education provided to white trainees. Connecting Latina Leaders is one of a number of networking events and programs ALAS uses. For more information about ALAS, check out https://www.alasedu.org/.
Civil rights activist Sylvia Mendez is the oldest daughter of Gonzalo Mendez, a Mexican immigrant, and Felicitas Mendez, a Puerto Rican, who challenged segregation so that she and other Latino kids might be offered the same quality education provided to white trainees. Her moms and dads were plaintiffs in the landmark Mendez v. Westminster School District (1947) case that paved the way for Brown v. Board of Education (1954) and ended school partition in California.
Linking Latina Leaders is among several networking programs and events ALAS uses. It also hosts a major education conference in the fall, weekly vodcasts going over concerns in education, and offers numerous expert advancement opportunities throughout the year. For more details about ALAS, visit https://www.alasedu.org/.
About the Association of Latino Administrators & & Superintendents (ALAS).
The occasion is assisted in by ALAS L3 members Patricia Trejo, Dr. Patricia Ordoìnez-Feliciano.
The Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS) is a national non-profit company with the mission to supply leadership at the national level that guarantees every school in America successfully serves the academic requirements of all trainees with a focus on Latino/a/x youth by developing capacity, promoting best practices, and changing universities. ALAS is dedicated to determining, recruiting, developing and advancing Latino/a/x school administrators in order to enhance the academic achievements of Latino/a/x youth.
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” Our Linking Latina Leaders occasions concentrate on our female members and leadership development– to link, and for those who might have an interest in signing up with ALAS to network with members across the country and gain a much better understanding of the ALAS vision, mission and objectives in leading our most marginalized and students of color,” stated Dr. Maria Armstrong, executive director of ALAS. “We are incredibly delighted and eagerly anticipating hearing from Sylvia Mendez, a motivating leader and trendsetter in education, at our February occasion.”
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